Tag: accident

Identity Released of Driver in Fatal Mercedes Collision

MERCEDES (KFXV) — Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal collision early this morning in Mercedes. DPS is reporting that a driver lost control while traveling westbound on Mile 11 North near FM 491, and struck a palm tree. Authorities identified the driver — and single occupant of the vehicle — as 19-year-old, Mercedes resident, Juan Mercardo, who died at the scene. Troopers are still investigating the...

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UPDATE: Weslaco Accident Boy Recuperating at home now

The 11-year-old Weslaco boy injured during a fatal 4 car collision last week is back at home recuperating from his injuries. The minor suffered a fractured skull during the incident that took place near the Westgate exit on Highway 83. The boy’s mother died after a fourth of vehicle struck a line of cars parked on the side of the expressway while they exchanged information after the collision. According to authorities, the driver of the fourth vehicle was distracted when he struck the others. Charges may come in the next few...

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20-Year-Old Identified After Crashing Car into Arroyo

La Feria (KFXV) — Several agencies responded south of La Feria, after receiving reports that a vehicle fell into an arroyo. EMS, authorities from La Feria, Cameron County Sheriff’s Office, Weslaco’s dive team, and DPS all responded to the scene. The one-vehicle accident happened before 2:30 this afternoon, on FM 2556 south of Business 83 in La Feria. According to the Department of Public Safety — which is the leading agency in this investigation — 20-year-old, Kayla Linette Ruelas lost control of her vehicle, spinning at least one time and then falling into the Arroyo Colorado. The road was then...

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Victim Identified in Weslaco Fatal Collision

Weslaco (KFXV) — Police have identified the victim as 42-year-old Priscilla Ann Jimenez Trejo. They also say her 11-year-old son was sent to the hospital where he remains in stable condition. Weslaco police say it all started with a minor, three-car collision around 7:30 this morning. The drivers pulled over onto the shoulder lane near the Westgate Drive overpass then got out of their vehicles to report the accident. The second collision caused the death of Priscilla Jimenez-Trejo. Three other people, including Priscilla’s son were transported to the hospital. The expressway was closed temporarily while investigators assessed the accident....

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One Hospitalized after Flipping their Vehicle in McAllen

One person is recovering after flipping their vehicle over on one of McAllen busiest streets. The incident happened early this morning near the intersection of Nolana and Bicentennial. According to McAllen Police, one person required medical treatment at an area hospital, and they haven’t released a person’s medical condition. According to initial reports there was only one vehicle involved in the accident. The McAllen fire department also assisted at the...

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