Fatal Car Accident On Interstate Highway

Woman Dies, Children Being Treated

Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 2:28pm

EL PASO -- This morning started tragically as a deadly car accident took the life of woman.

It happened on the westbound I-10 Highway by the Executive entrance ramp around 10 a.m.

Police say a semi-truck and a four-door car carrying around six passengers, including children, collided apparently during a lane change.

A woman in the car was ejected from the vehicle and the children were transported to a hospital. Police say some were wearing seatbelts. This accident did not involve rollovers.

Traffic is backed up for miles and hours as the wreckage clears. The westbound highway is currently closed between the Executive entrance ramp and Sunland Park exit.

Police are still investigating this case. The victims' names and ages have not been released yet.


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