UPDATE on 10/12/2022: The deceased were identified as followed: 19-year-old Gael Joaquin Torres Sanchez, 18-year-old Juan Alfredo Herrera Yon, and 19-year-old, Yahir Cedillo, all residents from El Paso Texas.

Investigation revealed that the vehicle they were traveling in, failed to keep right and went onto oncoming traffic at a curve in the roadway causing the crash.


UPDATE: Three people were killed in a head-on collision in far east El Paso, according to El Paso County Sheriff’s Office that occurred at 12:00 am at the 1600 block of N. Ascencion St. in El Paso, Texas.

The vehicles involved were an F-150 truck which had one occupant who was transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries.

The other vehicle involved was a 4-door Nissan Sentra which had three occupants who passed due to the injuries sustained. The three fatality ages range from 18 to 20 years of age.

Special Traffic Investigators are still investigating. N. Ascencion St. will remain closed for
another hour. No further information is available at this time.

KTSM is working to gather more information on this developing story. We will continue to provide updates both on-air and online throughout the day.


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious crash that happened on the 1600 block of N. Ascension St. in far east El Paso early Monday morning.

A spokesperson has confirmed that two vehicles were involved in the accident and a total of four people suffered serious injuries.

Authorities tell us that N. Ascension St. is currently blocked off to all traffic in the area.

Special Traffic Investigators (STI) are still on the scene conducting an investigation.

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