Two Brothers Die In Car Accident
POSTED: Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 12:07pm
UPDATED: Monday, June 27, 2011 - 9:33am
EL PASO -- Two brothers are dead from a car accident that happened early this morning. Police said around 3 a.m. the driver Luis Garcia, 18, was speeding on the westbound I-10 freeway near Downtown when he lost control.
The car slid across three lanes, hitting a metal pole and splitting the car in half.
The passenger Andres Garcia, 19, flew onto the lanes and was run over by a tractor trailer which fled the scene. He died at the scene while his younger brother died shortly afterwards in the University Medical Center.
Police say alcohol may be involved in this deadly crash.