UPDATE: Interstate 10 lanes reopen after deadly head-on crash Thursday morning

Published 8:05 am Thursday, November 18, 2021

Interstate 10 east and westbound lanes have been reopened following a deadly crash Thursday morning.

A 2017 Volkswagon passenger car was traveling west while a 2006 Ford pickup was traveling east.

The passenger car, for an unknown reason, struck the barrier, which divides the east and westbound lanes. It then traveled into the eastbound lane, striking the Ford head on.

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After impact, the Ford then struck a 2002 Chevrolet pickup, which was also traveling east.

The drivers of the Volkwagon and the Ford were pronounced deceased on scene.

Their identities are not available at this time pending next of kin notification.

No injuries were reported with occupants of the Chevrolet.

The investigation is ongoing, additional information will be released as it becomes available.