Two women are dead after a motorist attempted to make a u-turn in front of an oncoming semi truck in Texas on Tuesday morning.
The accident happened on October 18th in the Upper Valley, El Paso, Texas at around 8:50 a.m.
According to El Paso Times, 37-year-old Michelle Lira was driving a 2016 Ford Fusion eastbound on Artcraft when she attempted to make a u-turn in front of an oncoming westbound semi truck driven by 30-year-old Michael Thomas Denney.
Lira failed to yield to the semi truck with the right-of-way and the car was struck by the oncoming truck. The truck plowed directly into the side of the car, crushing it and killing Lira and 59-year-old passenger Blanca Lira.
The identities of those involved were not released until Thursday, October 20th. No further information has been released.