Tread Separation Causes SUV to Flip on Interstate 10, One Killed

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR BALMORHEA - Tread separation caused an SUV to flip on Interstate 10 near Balmorhea killing one of the people inside.

It happened Sunday around 1 p.m. in the afternoon.

Troopers say the driver, 22-year-old Roman Yahaira, lost control when the tread separated and flipped.

One of the passengers, 20-year-old Victor Garcia died at the scene.

Another passenger, Arlene Hernandez, went to Medical Center Hospital in critical condition but is no longer listed as a patient.

Yahaira and two other passengers were treated and released from the hospital.