A 7-month-old infant receives injuries following a fatal accident


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – STI officers responded to the 3900 block of Delta to investigate a fatal single-vehicle collision.

It happened on Sunday, May 10, at around 8 p.m. when Nathaniel West, 36, was driving a 2001 Ford Taurus at an excessive speed.

Passengers included 25-year-old Amber Torres, and a 7 month old child.

According to a release, the car hydroplaned after crossing a puddle of water and struck a cement pillar on the passenger side.

The three passengers were transported to the University Medical Center were Torres was later pronounced dead.

West and the 7 month old infant suffered minor injuries.

This is the 28th traffic fatality of the year compared to 24 this time last year.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

KTSM Video Center

low hospital space grows strain for non-covid patient care

Turkey Trot goes virtual

El Paso Long Term Acute Care Hospital

El Paso COVID-19 Numbers -- 10.23

winter weather in el paso

El Paso strip clubs to remain open after Mayor Margo breaks tie vote

More El Paso News
Advertise with KTSM 9 Link