Two Die In Head-On Collision On Texas Highway

LUBBOCK (July 14, 2014) A woman and her granddaughter were killed and a man was critically Monday injured in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 84 about 25 miles northeast of Lubbock.

The accident occurred as a man drove an SUV west in the eastbound lanes Monday.

Other motorists called 911 to report the wrong-way driver and authorities were trying to catch up with him before SUV collided head on with the vehicle in which the other two victims were riding.

The victims were identified as Patricia Mendez, 62, of Anton and her 8-year-old granddaughter, who were pronounced dead at the scene.

Jeffrey Howard, 51, of Wolfforth, was taken to a Lubbock hospital and remained in critical condition.


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