One person has been arrested in connection to a Amarillo wreck that left 5 people dead.

On Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 7:39 pm, Amarillo police officers were dispatched on a major accident on the 500 block of W. St. Francis. 

When officers arrived they found a Nissan Altima occupied by 5 individuals, which had been traveling west bound on St. Francis. The Nissan was struck head on by a Chevrolet 2500 pickup, which had been traveling East bound in the West bound lanes. 

Four of the occupants of the car were pronounced deceased at the scene. A 23 year old woman and the driver of the suspect vehicle, were transported to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. 

Justice of the Peace Robert Taylor responded to the scene and autopsies were ordered for the victims. 

The suspect driver in this incident, Larry Rolen, has been arrested and booked in the Potter County Jail. His charges include 4 counts of intoxicated manslaughter and 1 count of intoxicated assault.  

The original charges were filed before the fifth victim died from her injuries.  Additional charges are pending. 
The victims in this accident are Andrea Aguirre 23, Angelica Colin, 46, Raul Colin, 88, Teresa Colin, 85, and Raul Perez Colin, 35.

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