Head On Crash Leaves One With Life-Threatening Injuries
A head-on collision has left one person with life-threatening injuries after a crash Friday night in north Amarillo.
The Amarillo Police Department said at 8:25 p.m., officers were called to the crash at Southeast 3rd Avenue and Ross Street where they located a 2021 Toyota Tundra and a 2017 Nissan Altima on the overpass.
The Nissan Altima began to catch fire and the 32-year-old female driver, and sole occupant, of the vehicle, had to be removed by officers and bystanders. She was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Toyota Tundra, a 40-year-old male, and three passengers, a 36-year-old female, a 9-year-old male, and a 4-year-old female, were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Witnesses told officers that the Tundra had been northbound and the Altima had been southbound on Ross Street when the Nissan left its lane and drove head-on into the Tundra.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash and the incident remains under investigation by the Amarillo Police Department Traffic Unit.