Two People From Alpine Killed in Accident Near Monahans

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR MONAHANS - A mother and son from Alpine are dead and four more were injured after a crash in Ward County on Monday morning.

The accident happened just after midnight on Interstate 20 when a big rig rear-ended a suburban.

Investigators say the driver of the SUV, 59-year-old Robert Victorino, missed an exit then backed on up on the highway and was hit by the semi.

The big rig driver told officers he couldn't see Victorino over the hill.

His son, Robert Junior, at the scene and Robert senior's wife, Maria, died at the hospital.

Victorino and three others were taken to different hospitals.

Robert senior is listed in fair condition and one of the injured was released on Monday.

No tickets have been issued yet.