DPS continues to gather information about a tragic crash in Hale County that killed a mother and her boyfriend and injured three children.
"Preliminary investigation shows that we had two (semi tractor trailers) stopped for a vehicle in a construction area. (The pickup) came up behind and struck one of the trucks in the rear," Trooper Corey Kernell said.
DPS has not released the names or ages of those involved, but say the two adults in the pickup were killed in the crash about ten miles west of Plainview on Highway 70. The accident happened around 5:15pm Monday.
Two young girls and a young boy in the truck were injured. One of the girls was air lifted to Covenant Medical Center and at last report was in surgery. The other girl is in serious condition at Covenant. The boy was taken to a hospital in Plainview. He was treated and released.
No one in the semis was injured.
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