Reeves County Head-on Collision

Officials responded to a major accident in Reeves County involving two cars on Highway 285. The accident happened just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night about eight miles north of Orla.

According to officials two people were trapped in each vehicle and one of the people that is trapped has two broken legs.

Two CareStar helicopters have been called to the scene.

According to statistics from the Texas Department of Transportation, 419 people lost their lives in head-on collisions in Texas in 2011. These crashes accounted for almost 14 percent of the 3,015 fatalities that occurred over the course of the year.