Two people dead following Friday evening crash on Loop 335

Two people are dead after a crash near Loop 335 and Mountain Drive. (Tatiana Toomer ABC 7 Amarillo)

According to the Amarillo Police Department, two people are dead after a crash on Loop 335 Friday night.

APD said around 9:00 p.m. officers were sent to the area of Loop 335 and Mountain Drive.

That's were police said a motorcycle was going eastbound on Loop 335.

At the same time a van was turning from northbound Mountain Drive to westbound Loop 335.

Police said the motorcycle hit the left side of the van.

The motorcyclist and one occupant of the van were pronounced dead on scene.

Three other people were transported to the hospital.

The Traffic Investigation Unit continues its investigation, which police believe will take quite some time.

APD said there is an initial impression of speed being involved in the factor, but authorities said there is a high speed limit in the area.

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