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Teenager dies in Lower Valley car crash
By: Stacey Welsh and Sarai Bejarano
EL PASO, Texas -- The El Paso Police Department said one teenager is dead after a car crash in the Lower Valley Saturday afternoon. The accident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of North Loop Drive and Excelsior Road.
Police said a Chevrolet Suburban and a Ford F-150 were traveling on North Loop, when the man driving the F-150 lost control and crashed into the Suburban.
The F-150 ended up in an empty lot away from the road near the scene of the crash, and the Suburban crashed into a rock wall on North Loop after the impact.
According to police, a woman was driving the Suburban, and two teenagers were passengers.
One of those teenagers died in the crash.
Police said the woman received minor injuries, and the other teenager was transported to Del Sol Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
The man driving the F-150 also received injuries, but they are not life-threatening.
Police blocked off North Loop from Burgundy Drive to Le Barron Road.
Officers are still working to determine a cause, but the police department does not believe speed or alcohol are factors in the crash.