Colorado Springs, CO Pickup And Van Crash, Feb 1999
I-25 CRASH KILLS SEVEN IN COLORADO.
Colorado Springs, Colo. - A blown tire appears to have been the cause of a crash that left seven people dead on Saturday.
A van carrying five people apparently blew a tire and crossed the median of Interstate 25, crashing into a pickup truck carrying seven people, police said.
Two people in the van and five, including an infant, in the pickup were killed. The others were hospitalized.
Police said all five people in the van were not wearing seat belts, and alcohol or drugs did not appear to be involved.
Albuquerque Journal New Mexico 1999-02-07
Listing of Casualties
In the van:
RUBEN ROBLES, 24.
JAVIAR RODRIQUEZ-BAEZA, 41.
In the pickup:
ANTONIO S. CARRERA, SR., 38, of Garden City, Kan., driver.
NICHOLAS CARRERA, 1-year-old.
MONICA CARRERA, 15-years-old.
MARTHA NAVAR, 45, Mexico.
MARIA LOURDES ARAGON, 40, Mexico.
Some of the injured:
RAYMUNDO ROBLES, 30, of Pueblo, Colorado, driver of the van; critical but stable.
RACHAEL CARRERA, 38, critical condition.
ANTONIO S. CARRERA, JR., 18, serious condition.