2 dead, 4 injured after DPS pursuit ends in rollover crash in West El Paso

by: Melissa Luna
Posted: Mar 11, 2024 / 03:29 PM CDT
Updated: Mar 11, 2024 / 06:44 PM CDT


UPDATE: All lanes on Doniphan at Redd Road opened up just before 3 p.m. on Monday, March 11, according to TxDOT

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Two people are dead after a rollover crash in West El Paso Monday morning, March 11, said Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Eliot Torres.

Torres said at around 7:30 a.m., a vehicle failed to pull over regarding a violation and a pursuit ensued.

The pursuit ended in a rollover crash on Doniphan Drive and Redd Road and there was a total of eight people in the vehicle.

Torres said two people died at the scene.

The El Paso Fire Department says four other people were injured and were transported to a local hospital.

Two people were transported with serious injuries, and two people were transported with minor injuries, according to the Fire Department.

Torres did not confirm if migrants were involved or what nationalities were involved in the crash.

TxDOT says all westbound and eastbound lanes on Doniphan Drive before Redd Road are closed.

TxDOT also says eastbound traffic is being detoured at West Green Avenue. Westbound traffic is being diverted back eastbound.

Clearing time is until further notice.

No further information has been released. This story will be updated as soon as we learn more.


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