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1 Dead, 1 Arrested After Wreck On I40 and Lakeside Drive

One person is dead and another has been arrested after a wreck on I-40.

The Amarillo Police Department says a driver traveling eastbound on I-40 had exited the highway and tried to reenter causing the car to flip over.

38-year-old Ricardo Alfonzo Sanchez was taken to a local hospital where he was treated, released and later booked into the Potter County Jail for intoxicated manslaughter.

The passenger, 31-year-old Ashley Renee Hernandez, was pronounced dead at the scene.

APD Also believes that the use of marijuana is a factor in the crash.


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