Two People Killed in Head-on Collision in Terrell County
May 26, 2012 at 8:41 PM CDT - Updated June 27 at 5:14 AM
Staff Report NewsWest 9
TERRELL COUNTY - Two people are dead after a head-on collision about 40 miles away from Sanderson on Friday afternoon.
We're told the driver who caused the accident was running from law enforcement.
Pecos DPS officials tell NewsWest 9, 34-year-old Georgina Ghidotti and 58-year-old Judith Escamilla, both of Glendale, Arizona, were killed after their vehicle was hit head on during a high speed chase.
The crash happened on U.S. Highway 90 about six miles west of the Valverde County line.
We're told the victims and a passenger were eastbound on Highway 90 when a vehicle driven by 38-year-old David Robert Steiner was evading police and driving on the wrong side of the road.
The women were pronounced dead at the scene. Their passenger, 44-year-old Michael Ghidotti, was taken in stable condition to the hospital
Steiner, who is from Vinegar Bend, Alabama, was also transported to the hospital in stable condition.