Four injured in fiery crash

Freedom New Mexico

Four people were injured in a fiery two-car collision Tuesday morning east of Clovis.

The crash happened north of 21st street on Curry Road G around 11 a.m.

Ryan Carter, 21, and Wesley Hess, 31, both of Clovis, were airlifted
to the University Medical Center in Lubbock, according to state police.
Both were described in critical condition, according to a state police
press released about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

New Mexico State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock said Carter was driving
a 2001 Ford Mustang southbound at a high rate of speed when he lost
control of the vehicle and went into a broadside skid.

The Mustang hit a culvert on the east side of the road, causing the
car to spin back into the roadway. The rear of the Mustang hit the
front of the northbound vehicle, a 2006 four-door Chrysler. The
southbound vehicle caught on fire in a field on the east side of the
road.

Carter received burn injuries.

The driver of the northbound vehicle, Lisa Sanders, 48, and her
husband, Larry Sanders, 55, both of Farwell, were treated at Plains
Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries, Glascock
said.