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Head on collision sends two to the hospital

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Amarillo, TX - Two men are sent to the hospital after a wreck that shut down an overpass in the 4000 block of Amarillo Blvd. East.

Police say 48 year old Ted Griego was heading east on the overpass when he hit a guard rail.

They say he then over-corrected and continued driving into the westbound lane of traffic. That's where they say his car collided head on with a pick up truck.

The driver of that truck is being identified as 21 year old Daniel Pierce.

Officers say Griego was sent to the hospital with life threatening injures. Pierce was also sent to the hospital.. But police say his injures were minor.

The wreck shut down the overpass just after 9:30 p.m. and was reopened three hours later.