Potter Co. Crash Report: 2-vehicle head-on crash on Grand Ave in Amarillo kills 3

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Crash Report – 48th & S Grand St, Amarillo, TX

 

Report ID: 2024 January 11

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown


Traffic Unit #1: white Lexus

Traffic Unit #2: Chevy Impala


Occupants: 4

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown but likely

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition (Dry, Wet, Snow, Mud, Dirt): Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Head-on

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A

Narrative

AMARILLO, TX – Three people died last Thursday after a head-on collision along a busy roadway in southeast Amarillo.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. on South Grand Street near 48th Avenue, which is just east of Southeast Park and south of I-40.

Police say that a 17-year-old female driver lost control of her white Lexus while speeding on Grand Avenue. She veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a Chevy Impala.

The driver of the Lexus died, as died the driver and passenger in the Impala.

Authorities identified the victims from the Impala as 37-year-old Joseph Hernandez and 38-year-old Moses Hernandez.

Medics transported a child from the Impala to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

A full investigation is underway.

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