On the morning of Saturday, November 21, a car accident in Martin County claimed the lives of two people and injured three others.

DPS reports the accident occurred on State Highway 349 nearly 16 miles north of Midland around 8 a.m. when a Chevy Silverado drifted in to on-coming traffic and collided head on with a Toyota Sienna.

Passengers in the Sienna, Ardis Hayslip (59) and Alyssa Hudgins (23), both of Midland, were killed in the accident.

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Two more people in the Sienna, including the driver, were transported to Midland Memorial hospital. Jean Hayslip (55) was listed in critical condition, and the driver, Tyler Hudgins (25), was in stable condition.

The driver of the Silverado was identified as 37-year-old Leonides Vela Jr. He was taken to MMH and listed in stable condition.

The accident is still under investigation.