The Department of Public Safety says alcohol was a probable factor that resulted in two people dying in an auto crash at I-27 and McCormick Road at 2:30 a.m. Friday morning.
DPS says a Nissan Sentra driven by 21-year-old Alicia Bustos and 21-year-old, Analuisa Mendoza was traveling northbound on I-27 in the left lane, when they came upon a ford truckgoing southbound in the left lane, going the wrong way, approaching the McCormick overpass.
The two vehicles went over the overpass at the same time and crashed head-on.
A first responder managed to pull Bustos from the car before it became engulfed in flames.
DPS goes on to say the driver of the truck had been drinking and they were taken to the hospital with serious injuries and is listed in stable condition.
Both Bustos and Mendoza were pronounced dead at the scene, and the crash is still under investigation.