AXTELL, TX (07/25/2015) — 59-year-old Julius Voyles and 58-year-old Susan Voyles were killed, and their two granddaughters, 15-year-old Kerstyn Irvin and 16-year-old Savannah Voyles, were injured in a fatal crash on Saturday.
According to Department of Public Safety Trooper D.L. Wilson, 59-year-old Julius Voyles and his wife, 58-year-old Susan Voyles, were killed and their two granddaughters, 15-year-old Kerstyn Irvin and 16-year-old Savannah Voyles, were injured after a two vehicle crash on Highway 31 at FM 939 in Axtell, Texas.
Authorities stated that on Saturday, at around 6:30 p.m., 26-year-old Jerica Hill was traveling northbound in a 2005 Lincoln on FM 939 when she ran a stop sign and broadsided an eastbound Ford F-250 pickup truck, driven by Julius Voyles.
Hill struck Voyles’ vehicle on the driver’s side; the impact caused the F-250 to rollover.
Both Voyles and his wife were ejected from the vehicle. They were reportedly not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.
The two teenage girls in the back seat of the Voyles’ vehicle were injured. They were transported to Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Medical Center.
As of Monday, Savannah Voyles remains in critical condition; Irvin has since been treated and released.
Hill, the driver of the Lincoln, died at the scene. The two children in the back seat of her vehicle, a 6-year-old and a 15-month-old, were uninjured, however, they were taken to a hospital for observation.