SAPD Seeking Witnesses to Car Crash


Police are searching for citizens who may have witnessed a two-vehicle crash that left three injured Sunday afternoon.

On Sunday, November 17, 2013, San Angelo Police responded to E. 7th St. and N. Chadbourne for the report of a major motor vehicle accident involving a pickup truck and passenger car. 

Upon arrival, police located a Ford F-250 collided with a Ford Focus.  The driver of the car was identified as Chelsea Nicole Hernandez, 24, of San Angelo.  Hernandez was accompanied by an infant girl and 2-year-old boy.  The boy was partially ejected from the vehicle upon impact.  The three were transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance for treatment of incapacitating injuries.  Their current condition is unknown. 

The driver of the pickup, Dalton Linthicum, 22, of San Angelo, was reportedly not injured in the crash.  Linthicum was the sole occupant of the truck.

Subsequent to the traffic investigation, police learned the truck was traveling west on 7th St. when it collided with the passenger side of the car which was northbound on Chadbourne. 

Police are searching for witnesses to the crash.  If you have any information about this incident, please call Hit and Run Investigator Steven Quade at 325-657-4253 or police dispatch at 325-657-4315.  To remain anonymous, call the SAPD’s 24 hour Tip Hotline at 1-855-TIPS-247.  You can also text your tips, text “TIP SAPD” plus the info to 888777.  You can submit Tips online at

This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released when it becomes available. 

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