EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — El Paso Police identified 23-year-old Alan Ray Harrawood as the driver in Saturday morning’s deadly wrong-way crash involving a Greyhound bus that shut down I-10 East for hours.
It happened at 2:20 a.m. Saturday morning on I-10 East between Sunland Park and Executive Center. Police say Harrawood was driving his 2005 Ford Mustang west in the eastbound lanes when he drove head-on into the bus.
Fifteen of the 30 passengers who were on board at the time of the crash were taken to area hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. A 73-year-old passenger of the bus from Tucson, Arizona, sustained life-threatening injuries and remained hospitalized.
EPPD said Harrawood was intoxicated at the time of the crash when he got on I-10 going the wrong way.
This is the 23rd traffic fatality of the year compared to 25 at this time last year.