Hobbs, NM (August 16, 2019) – Three people were tragically killed in a two-car crash that happened in the town of Hobbs on Friday night, August 16th. The head-on collision happened at an unspecified time on State Road 18 between Hobbs and Eunice.
According to authorities, 27-year-old Travis Wheeler, of Leesville, LA, was driving a vehicle when he collided with Linda Sandoval, 36, of Hobbs. Emergency medical crews were called to the scene, where both drivers were pronounced deceased, as well as one passenger in Wheeler’s vehicle.
A preliminary investigation revealed that Wheeler may have drifted into the oncoming lane and that alcohol could have played a factor. The exact details continue to be under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim or victims and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
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