EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Speed and alcohol are believed to be contributing factors in a motorcycle crash that left one person dead and another injured in Far East El Paso, according to the El Paso Police Department.
The crash happened on June 14 at 2:10 a.m. on the 3200 block of N. Zaragoza Rd.
Authorities identified the deceased driver as 42-year-old Angel Holguin and the passenger as 36-year-old Angelica Sanchez.
According to Special Traffic Investigators, Holguin was northbound on Zaragoza when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a curb. Both Holguin and Sanchez were ejected from the motorcycle.
Officials said Sanchez suffered a non-life threatening head injury and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Holguin suffered a life threatening head injury and was also taken to a hospital.
Authorities said that Holguin died on June 30th due to complications from his injuries.
According to Special Traffic Investigators, neither Holguin nor Sanchez were wearing a helmet.