Texas

David Gardner Injured in Accident at 45th Ave in Amarillo, TX

Date
December 31, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
David Gardner
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

Southeast 45th Avenue, Amarillo, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
BMW 328, Ford Edge
Road/Highway
45th Ave
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

BMW 328 collided with a Ford Edge


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at 45th Ave in Amarillo, TX on December 31st, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 8:22 p.m. According to investigators, a BMW 328 operated by 26-year-old Frank Russell was headed westbound on 45th prior to turning southbound onto Canyon Rd. Officers allege the vehicle ran a red light at the intersection, colliding with a Ford Edge operated by 62-year-old David Gardner. Gardner is said to have sustained serious injuries and Russell non-life-threatening injuries. Officers also allege Russell may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

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