- Monday March 19th, 2012 :: 09:46 a.m. CDT
APD investigating 3-18-12 accident at Bushland and Western.
On 3/18/12, at 2:00 PM, officers were dispatched on a major accident at the intersection of Bushland/Western. A red Ford Focus was traveling south in the left lane of S. Western approaching Bushland. A silver Ford Contour was traveling south in the right lane and was passing the Focus. Contact occurred between these two cars. The silver Contour ended up crossing into the northbound lanes of Western. A white Chevrolet truck was traveling north on Western and struck the silver Contour almost head on. The driver of the silver Contour was Alyce Mystia Solis. There were 3 children in the Contour with Solis, a 2 year-old boy, a 3 year-old girl, and a 6 year-old girl. All four occupants were taken to a local hospital by ambulance. The 6 year-old girl had head injuries that are life-threatening. She was not in a child seat. The driver of the white pickup, Lester Peterson, was taken to a local hospital by ambulance with nonlife-threatening injuries. The driver of the red Focus, Deavon Sandoval, and her passenger were uninjured in the accident. This accident is under investigation by the Traffic Investigation Unit of the Police Department.
Amarillo Police Department
200 Southeast 3rd Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79101
Sgt. Brent Barbee
Crime Prevention Unit