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Three people died in a head-on collision in El Paso between a Ford F-150 and Nissan Sentra on October 10, 2022. The crash happened at the 1600 block of North Ascencion Street around midnight.

The driver of the truck was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. All three occupants in the Nissan Sentra passed away from their injuries.

North Ascencion Street remained closed through the morning as police and traffic investigators gathered evidence.  

Parties Involved in the Crash

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the El Pasonans who died in the crash on October 10.

The occupants were 19-year-old Gael Joaquin Torres, 18-year-old Juan Alfredo Herrera Yon, and 19-year-old Yahir Cedillo.

Details of the Head-On Collision in El Paso 

The accident is still under investigation, but details released by the Sheriff’s Office indicate the Sentra is likely at fault.

The vehicle failed to stay in its lane and traveled into oncoming traffic at a curve in the road, where it struck the F-150. The potential reasons for the accident are unknown. 

Accidents occur every day in El Paso, with some resulting in severe or catastrophic injuries. Negligence plays a role in most of these collisions.

Drivers might be distracted or speeding. Accidents at night might involve a fatigued driver or someone driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  

Other possible contributing causes in some vehicle crashes include hazardous road conditions, adverse weather, and mechanical issues.

Contact an El Paso Car Accident Lawyer

Requesting your accident report after a vehicle crash is crucial. This report might prove to be valuable evidence that helps your case.

In the event of a fatality, the information might shed light on the accident’s cause since the deceased victim is not here to tell their side of the story.

If you need assistance requesting your police report and pursuing a claim for damages against the party who harmed you, contact Flores, Tawney, & Acosta, P.C. to schedule an initial consultation.  

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James Tawney

James Tawney is a native of the Southwest dedicated to serving his community. He was born and raised in Arizona where he attended Northern Arizona University where he received his undergraduate degree. James then went on to attend Texas Tech University School of Law in Lubbock, Texas. In 2016, he, along with fellow plaintiff’s attorneys Connie Flores and Alejandro Acosta, founded Flores, Tawney & Acosta, P.C. with offices located in Las Cruces and Carlsbad, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas.

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