Longview, TX – Vince Velasques and 1-Year-Old Killed In Loop 281 Crash
Longview, TX (August 8, 2019) – On August 6, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Loop 281.
The incident report states that a 2004 Dodge pickup truck, a Toyota Camry, and a Nissan collided along the roadway.
Further details of the incident show that a Dodge pickup was traveling north along Loop 281 when it crossed over into oncoming traffic. As the Dodge entered the southbound lane, it collided with a Toyota Camry head-on. The impact of the collision caused the Toyota to crash into a Nissan before coming to rest along the roadway.
Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the occupants of the Camry, who were identified as 28-year-old Vince Velasques, and a 1-year-old child were fatally injured.
A 21-year-old female occupant and a 2-year-old child also inside the Toyota were both seriously injured and transported to an area hospital.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Vince Velasques and the young child. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents In Texas
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