Stephen Contreras Injured in Accident at US 285 in Reeves County, TX

March 18, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Stephen Contreras
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US Highway 285, Pecos, Reeves County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Silverado
US 285
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Avalanche and a Chevrolet Silverado were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 285 in Reeves County, TX on March 18th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 4:40 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Avalanche was northwest on US 285 as a Chevrolet Silverado headed southeast. Reports allege the Silverado failed to yield before left at the intersection with County Rd 448. The vehicles collided, the impact causing the Avalanche to veer from the road. The driver, identified as 59-year-old Stephen Contreras, was seriously injured, police say. The occupants of the Silverado had possible injuries, authorities say. Additional information was not available.

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