Victim in fatal wreck identified as Longview ISD student
POSTED: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 5:03pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 6:20pm
Longview, TX — Emergency crews were called to the scene of a fatal wreck in Longview at the intersection of Airline Road and Skyline View Drive Wednesday afternoon.
According to the Longview Police Department, at around 4 p.m., a truck carrying four people hit a fence and rolled. Officials say two people were in the back of the truck at the time of the accident.
The jaws of life were requested to assist in the removal of at least one passenger. Ariline Rd is closed from W Loop 281 to Commander Drive.
Three people were taken to a local hospital-- two with minor injuries and one serious.
The teenager killed, who was sitting in the front seat passenger side, was thrown through the windshield. He has been identified as Cristian Ali Monreal, 18, of Longview. The victim who is in serious condition was sitting in the truck bed at the time of the crash.
The ages of the three passengers not killed are 17, 17 and 18. Their names have not been released.
According to former Longview ISD Athletic Director Pat Collins, all four boys involved in the crash are on the soccer team. Monreal is a part of the 2013 LISD class.