3 killed in wreck on Lakeside and Amarillo Boulevard
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 20:49:28 GMT —
UPDATE: APD has released the identities of the victims. 91-year-old Chales E. Washburn, 87-year-old Vonnie Williamson Washburn and 56-year-old Cheryl Dacus were killed in the collision. 58-year-old Darrell Dacus was driving the vehicle and was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries. 22-year-old Michael Blaine Kirk was booked into Potter County Detention Center on three counts of accident causing injury or death.
According to Amarillo Police Department 3 people were killed and one was injured after a commercial vehicle ran another vehicle off the road.
Police said the passenger car was traveling south on Lakeside when the commercial vehicle hit the passenger side of the vehicle. Witnesses at the scene say it may have been intentional, either because of road rage or because the driver was possibly under the influence. The commercial vehicle then fled the scene.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has a vehicle in custody at this time.
Investigators are on scene and police say all of the victims were wearing their seat belts.