3 Dead, 1 Hospitalized in Accident near Texhoma

KSCB News - December 16, 2019 10:39 am

By Kaitlin Johnson (KFDA) – Three people have died and one person has been hospitalized after a head-on collision near Texhoma on Sunday.

Around 5:15 a.m., DPS officials say a Toyota Camry was driving southwest on US 54 when the driver failed to pass another vehicle to the left safely and struck a Chevrolet Traverse head-on in the northeast bound lane.

DPS officials say both vehicles caught fire on impact and completely burned.

The passenger in the Chevrolet Traverse, identified as 37-year-old Tsegahai Sbhatu of Amarillo, was able to get out of the car before it became fully engulfed in flames.

Sbhatu was taken to Northwest Texas Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Chevrolet Traverse, identified as 31-year-old Shishay Gebre of Amarillo, and passenger, a 13-year-old boy of Amarillo, both died on scene.

The driver of the Toyota Camry, identified as 19-year-old Daniel Rodriguez of California, died on scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

 

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