TX Residents Injured in Prowers County Crash


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The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a serious injury traffic crash that occurred on April 17, 2015 at approximately 6:00 AM.  The crash occurred on Colorado Highway 287 approximately 9 miles south of Lamar.

A 2010 Jeep Rubicon driven by Amanda Medina of Live Oak, Texas was traveling northbound on Colorado 287. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road and struck a culvert with its front end.  The vehicle then rolled 3 ¼ times coming to rest on its left side facing north.

The driver was wearing a seat belt. She was seriously injured due to the severity of the crash.

A front male passenger, also from Live Oak, Texas, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected.  He was seriously injured.

A one year old boy in the back seat was properly restrained in a child car seat and was not injured.  The driver and front passenger were air-lifted to a hospital in Amarillo, Texas.  Alcohol or drugs are not considered to be a factor in this crash.

The road was never closed.  The Colorado State Patrol provided the family with a new child car seat.



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