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Four year old child dead after Amarillo Boulevard crash


Late Saturday night, Amarillo police officers had just finished a call for service in the area of Amarillo Boulevard East and Grant Street. The officers observed a motor vehicle collision at that intersection.

A 2008 Jeep Wrangler was southbound on Grant Street and rolled through a stop sign. The Jeep was struck by a 2007 Lexus IS250 that was eastbound on East Amarillo Boulevard.

A 4 year old female in the Jeep died at the scene as a result of injuries received in the collision. The driver of the Jeep, a 20 year old female, was uninjured in the crash.

Investigators said a 5 year old male passenger in the Jeep was taken to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries. A 17 year old female passenger was also transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

 A 24 year old female passenger in the Jeep was also uninjured. The driver of the Lexus, a 20 year old male,was uninjured.

This incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

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