UPDATE: El Paso Police Department identified the driver involved in a crash with a Sun Metro bus.

The incident happened at approximately 4:18 p.m. Tuesday on the 3800 block of Rich Beem Blvd., according to EPPD.

Preliminary inquiry by the Special Traffic Investigations unit identified the driver of a 2002 Chevy Impala as 16-year-old Antonio Joel Estupinan. Estupinan was driving southbound on Rich Beem and turn left on Tierra Flores in front of the Sun Metro bus, which was traveling northbound.

The involved vehicles after the collision, came to a full stop after hitting a rock wall.

Estupinanan was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The bus was transporting 3 passengers, and two of them were also transported to a hospital along with the bus driver. All received treatment for minor injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation, and the story will be updated with more information as soon as it becomes available.


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The Special Traffic Investigations unit is still investigating a traffic collision involving a Sun Metro Bus and a Chevy Impala on Tuesday by 3800 Rich Beem.

The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 4:18 p.m., the unidentified driver was southbound on Rich Beem when he made a left turn onto Tierra Flores. At the same time, the Sun Metro bus was northbound when the Chevy Impala turned in front of the bus causing the collision.

Both vehicles came to rest after striking a rock wall. Fire Medical Services transported the driver of the Impala to a local hospital with serious injuries. The driver and passengers of the Sun Metro Bus were also transported to a local hospital; all received treatment for minor injuries except for one passenger who was uninjured. The identity of the male driver of the Chevy Impala has not been identified. This investigation is ongoing.