2 people killed, 2 others hospitalized following crash west of Uvalde, TXDOT says

The highway was temporarily closed, but has since reopened to traffic

UVALDE, Texas – Two people were killed and two others were taken to an area hospital following a crash that happened just west of Uvalde, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The crash happened at 2:10 p.m., Sunday, at the intersection of Highway 90 West and FM 2369 (Dunbar Lane).

TXDOT Sgt. Highway Patrol Juan Maldonado said a Chevrolet truck turned left in front of another truck at the intersection, leading to the crash.

A man who was driving the Chevy truck, and a woman, who was a passenger, were both killed in the crash, according to officials.

Two people in the other truck were taken to an area hospital for injuries. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

The highway was temporarily closed shortly after the crash as crews worked to clean up the scene. As of around 4:38 p.m., the roadway reopened to traffic.

UPDATE @ 4:38 pm. - HWY back OPEN 🚧 HIGHWAY 90 WEST CLOSED 🚧 Highway 90 West of Uvalde will remain closed for...

Posted by Constable Emmanuel Zamora on Sunday, October 10, 2021

The information is preliminary and the investigation continues.

We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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