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

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

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
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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