Two People Killed In Gaines County Crash 10/26/12
CBS 7 News Staff
(Seminole)- Two women out of Hobbs, New Mexico are dead and another man is fighting for his life after a massive pile-up west of Seminole yesterday afternoon.
D-P-S Troopers say around 6:15 yesterday morning, a Chevy Silverado heading west on U-S 62 hit a Mack truck carrying a trailer at county road 209.
It was then that a Nissan Maxima heading east on 62 hit the Mack truck on the other side.
Within moments, an eastbound 18-wheeler hit the Maxima and the other cars from behind.
31-year-old Karen Herrera of Hobbs, who was in the Silverado, died at the scene.
72-year-old Ursula Wilcox of Hobbs, who was in the Maxima, also died
Wilcox's husband, 72-year-old Wilford Wilcox is in critical condition in Lubbock with head injuries.
All of the deceased and Wilford Wilcox are said to have been wearing their seatbelts.