Weekend Rollover Accident Near Balmorhea Kills Two, Injures Three Others

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR BALMORHEA - A rollover near Balmorhea took the lives of two people and injured three others this past weekend.

Last Sunday afternoon, we're told an SUV had a blowout on Interstate 10, about 15 miles west of Balmorhea.

The blowout caused the SUV to roll several times and slam into a rock wall.

Seven year old Nathan Hernandez died at the scene, 28-year-old Eric Yzquierdo died a few hours later at the hospital and 27-year-old Yolanda Hernandez remains hospitalized in Odessa.

We're told two children, eight year old Jessica Hernandez and three year old Brianna Cerecerez, survived the accident.

They're expected to make it.