A thirteen-year-old boy who is yet to be identified on Tuesday 13th, 2022, driving a pickup truck struck a van and killed nine people in Texas.
The two vehicles were at high speed when the accident occurred, The actual speed is yet to be determined.
The pickup truck crossed into the opposite lane on a darkened, two-lane West Texas highway before colliding head-on with a University of Southwest van.
The 13-year-old boy was driving a 2007 Dodge 2500 pickup truck, He died on the spot.
Family of the thirteen-year-old boy.
The investigation is still ongoing to identify fully who the thirteen-year-old boy is his parents and family as a whole.
The young driver of the pick truck and his parents or guardians are in a deep mess since he is not allowed to drive at 13.
In Texas, children must be 14-years-old to start taking courses for a learner’s permit, and 15 to receive the provisional license.
Who are The University of Southwest members/students killed in the Texas Accident?
The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the victims of the horrific accident who were in the University of South West Van.
Among those who perished is 26 year old Tyler James who was the coach for both Men and Women’s Golf teams.
The other members who lost their lives are Hobbs from New Mexico and players Mauricio Sanchezwho was 19, of Mexico; Travis Garcia, 19, of Pleasanton, Texas; Jackson Zinn, 22, of Westminster, Colorado; Karisa Raines, 21, of Fort Stockton, Texas; Laci Stone, 18, of Nocona, Texas; and Tiago Sousa, 18, of Portugal.
There were two survivors two Canadian students on the team, Dayton Price, 19, and Hayden Underhill, 20, are hospitalized in critical condition following the collision.
Also killed in the crash were Henrich Siemens, 38, of Seminole County, Texas. Golf coach Tyler James and members of the men’s and women’s golf teams were returning home from a tournament in Midland, Texas when the crash occurred.