A husband and wife were killed and another person is in serious condition following a two-vehicle crash in East Lubbock County Saturday afternoon.
Details of the Fatal Lubbock County Accident
According to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, the crash occurred around 2:20 pm on U.S. Highway 62/82 at the intersection of FM 1729.
Investigators say a Dodge pickup was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 62/82 when it struck a Kia passenger car that had stopped at a stop sign on FM 1729, but failed to yield right of way and pulled out in front of the Dodge.
The driver of the Kia, Paulino Quinonez, 79, and his wife Patrocinia Quinonez, 71, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup, Joey Espinoza, 29, was hospitalized with serious injuries.