2 killed in wrong way crash on I-10 in West El Paso County – Las Cruces Sun

Two men were killed Monday night in an accident involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 10 in West El Paso County.

Sheriff’s officials said that there was a call about a wrong-way driver shortly before the accident was reported at about 8:45 p.m. on I-10 East near Vinton.

“It was a two-vehicle head on collision, one of the vehicles was going the wrong way,” sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Mariano Valle said.

Valle said the accident involved a BMW sport utility vehicle that had been going the wrong way and collided with a Toyota Sienna van.

Both drivers died at the scene. There were no passengers in either vehicle.

Names were not immediately available.

Daniel Borunda can be reached at 546-6102.

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