Tag: accident

Teen Removed from Life Support after Accident

The teenager left in critical condition following an auto-pedestrian accident Wednesday has been removed from life support. Authorities tell us the young man was hit by a minivan, attempting to cross the road, near Main Street and Glasscock. He suffered head trauma and sustained injuries to the torso. His identity has not been...

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Driver of Motorcycle Killed in Crash in Harlingen

Harlingen(KFXV)– The driver of a motorcycle dies after a collision with an SUV. The crash happened Sunday at the intersection of Loop 499 and New Combes Road at around 6:30 pm when the driver of a black Yamaha motorcycle collided with a white GMC Blazer. The 18 year-old driver of the motorcycle, identified as Erik Vargas, was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The accident is still under...

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Four Found Guilty in Fatal Smuggling Conspiracy Operation

Four individuals are found guilty today in a smuggling conspiracy which resulted in the death of two Guatemalan nationals, after a vehicle chase with border patrol turned deadly. This is file video of the scene of the accident, on October 2nd, 2014. Thirty-three year-old Julia Resendez, 18 year-old Juan Manuel Garcia, 26 year-old Eloy Mendoza Jr. and 23 year-old José Manuel Lovato-Balleza have been convicted for their roles in the human smuggling operation. Garcia, who was the driver of the vehicle, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transport illegal aliens resulting in death, while the others plead guilty to conspiracy...

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Family Left Homeless after Fire Rips through Donna Residence

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire taking place in the city of Donna, earlier today. One individual was transported to hospital for injuries sustained during the blaze. Not only was one of the family members hospitalized, but they also lost everything, including their vehicle. Shortly after 8 this morning flames and smoke destroyed the Mendoza residence. With tears in his eyes, Mr. Mendoza recalls that just a few hours ago he left his home to go to work, never imagining he’d be coming back to this. His wife, Mrs. Mendoza left the house to take her granddaughter...

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