Crash Report – TX-136 near Borger, Hutchinson Co., TX
Report ID: 2023 June 19
OFFICER ID#: Unknown
Traffic Unit 1: 2013 Hyundai Elantra
Traffic Unit 2: 2013 Kia Optima
Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes
Property Damage (other than vehicles): Yes
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
HUTCHINSON CO., TX – Authorities are investigating a fatal crash near Borger, which claimed the lives of two individuals on Monday morning.
Investigators say a 2013 Hyundai Elantra driven by 21-year-old Sheridan Mercer was traveling west on Texas State Highway 136 at about 3:15 a.m. when an eastbound 2013 Kia Optima driven by 35-year-old Orlando Bustos crossed into the westbound lane, resulting in a head-on collision.
Both drivers suffered fatal injured in the crash. Police say neither man was wearing a seatbelt when the incident occurred.
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