Chelsea collision sends 10 victims to hospital
POSTED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 11:48am
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 4:37pm
EL PASO — Ten people were recovering from their injuries after being involved in a crash Tuesday morning.
The two-car collision happened just before noon on Chelsea and Yandell in Central El Paso.
Paramedics on scene said a car ran a red light and collided with another vehicle.
At least four chidlren were invovled in the crash.
"They actually hit two pedestrians, were standing on the corner we had a total of 10 transports to the hospital," said Battallion Chief Ramon Valencia. "There were five children and five adults that were transported."
Police said charges against the man who allegedly ran the red light are still pending. The area was closed off for hours as police officers and firefighters cleared and investigated the scene.