Four People From Canada Killed In Texas Car Crash
4 individuals from Canada, including an infant, died in a deadly crash caused by an individual travelling the wrong way on a Texas highway, according to the authorities.
3 cars were involved in the accident. The cause of the accident was the car going south in the northbound lanes in the community of Kyle. The accident happened early Friday at about 1 a.m. and the location was Interstate 35 south of Austin.
According to Kyle municipal spokesman Jerry Hendri, 2 men and a woman with a baby travelling in a minivan died at the accident spot. 2 other children riding in the minivan were rushed to hospital with minor injuries.
The individual behind the wheel of a Honda Civic travelling in the wrong direction also sustained injuries in the accident and is in hospital in serious condition.
Police identified the dead as:
- 27-year-old Margaretha Wall Hildebrandt
- 31-year-old Heinrich Martens
- 30-year-old Gerhard Hiebert Peters
- 16-month-old Jacob Wall Hiebert
Investigators believe the Canadians are from Ontario, but they did not have further information about them, told a spokeswoman with the Kyle Police force.
The third vehicle involved in the accident was a pickup and the driver of the vehicle was treated at the scene.
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