MARTIN COUNTY – One boy is dead and another person was injured in a rollover accident on Friday afternoon.
The accident happened on Interstate 20 about five miles west of Stanton around 1 p.m.
DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2008 Dodge 3500 was traveling eastbound on I-20 when the left rear tire blew causing the driver to veer to the south, leaving the roadway and overturned.
A passenger in the vehicle, 11-year-old Vincent Sanchez III, was killed in the accident.
The driver of the vehicle, 33-year-old Vincent Sanchez, Jr. of Sterling, Texas, was injured in the accident and taken to Midland Memorial Hospital.
We're told that the boy was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.