Update: 2 EPPD officers injured in Lower Valley crash


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Two El Paso Police Department officers were injured in a crash in the Lower Valley on Monday night.

Both of the injured officers are two-year veterans of the department. One of the officers had minor injuries and the passenger officer in the car fractured his femur and was admitted to Del Sol Medical Center.

According to EPPD, the officers were responding to a call at about 9 p.m. Monday and driving east on North Loop Drive when 26-year-old Jonathan Herrera ran a stop sign near the intersection on North Loop Drive and Lancaster Drive. The police vehicle struck the 2005 Dodge Magnum that Herrera was driving, then skidded across the road and crashed into a rock wall.

Herrera and his 26-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries and were taken to Del Sol. EPPD said charges are pending against Herrera and an investigation into the crash is ongoing.


Three ambulances rushed to the scene of a collision in the Lower Valley on Monday night, officials say.

Three individuals were transported to emergency medical centers with minor injuries, according to officials. A call was made to emergency services around 9 p.m. over a collision involving several vehicles.

The collision happened at North Loop and Warwick streets.

Few details are available about the collision. Several vehicles, including a police vehicle, appear to part of the incident.

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