Woman Dies After Wreck in Big Spring

Staff report

BIG SPRING - A Big Spring woman has died from injuries sustained in a wreck on Wednesday night.

Emergency personnel responded to a one vehicle accident around 10:15 pm Wednesday in the 1700 block of Gregg Street.

Officials say that a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Gabriel Paredez left the road and struck a light pole.

Paredez and his mother, 55-year-old Olga Ann Hernandez, were both taken to Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Hernandez died a short time later. Paredez was hospitalized with serious injuries.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Police say Paredez may have had a seizure causing the crash.

Mike Henry of KBYG contributed to this report.