MIDLAND, Texas — One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the overpass of Loop 250 and A Street early Saturday morning, according to a city of Midland spokesperson.
The Midland Police Department and Midland Fire Department responded to the accident around 2:50 am.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found an MPD patrol car hit from behind by a Nissan Altima.
An investigation revealed that the patrol car was driving eastbound on the inside lane of Loop 250. The Altima was driving the same direction behind the patrol car and rear-ended it.
The driver of the Altima, 28-year-old Jeremy Nicholas Casias, of Midland, was pronounced dead at the scene. The police officer and the passenger of the Nissan, 25-year-old Hernan Gonzalez, of Midland, were both transported to Midland Memorial Hospital.
The Texas Highway Patrol’s West Texas Region District Crash Team is investigating the incident.