UPDATE – Police Investigating Vehicle Accident Near 81st and S. Soncy

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UPDATE: 

Amarillo Police release more information on the wreck at 81st Avenue and Soncy Road.

Officials say a licensed juvenile in a 2014 BMW 4 door sedan was northbound on Soncy and turned in front of a Silverado. Amarillo Police say the driver of the BMW failed to yield right of way turning left and turned in front of the Chevrolet.  

The juvenile driver of the BMW was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. An 18-year-old male passenger in the BMW was taken to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 35-year-old driver of the Silverado suffered non-life threatening injuries and was not transported to a hospital.  

The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a vehicle accident in the area of 81st and S. Soncy.

At this time, southbound traffic is shut down. APD said that is expected to last an hour.

You are asked to avoid the area if possible.

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