Hutchinson County Crash Report: Head-on collision near Borger leaves 2 dead


Crash Report – TX-136 near Borger, Hutchinson Co., TX


Report ID: 2023 June 19

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Traffic Unit 2: 2013 Kia Optima

Occupants: 2

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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