Driver dead, passenger and baby in critical condition after car overturns into creek
POSTED: Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:02am
UPDATED: Monday, June 30, 2014 - 9:34am
KILGORE (KETK) — One person was killed, another injured in a late night wreck in Kilgore.
Police say it happened around midnight near Rabbit Creek on Highway 259.
They say witnesses reported seeing Luis Ocura-Torres, 19, and Carol Villanueva, 17, driving at high rates of speed when they ran off the road, rolled and landed upside down in the creek.
Torres was killed in the accident.
Villanueva, who was 33 weeks pregnant, was injured; an emergency C-section was performed. Police say the baby boy is 5 lbs. and is currently in the ICU at a local hospital. The mother is also said to be in critical condition.
Police say they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.