Tag: collision

Update: Trial against Taylor Nicole Ramirez focused on what caused collision

The trial against Taylor Nicole Ramirez in its third day in a Cameron County courtroom. Ramirez is accused of fatally striking motorcyclist, David Salinas on August 30th of last year. Today, photos of the scene were presented in court, as well as a discussion regarding the velocities traveled by Ramirez, and factors that could have caused the collision that took Salinas’ life. If found guilty, Ramirez could face up to 20 years in...

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16-Year-Old Dies in Collision

Elsa (KFXV) – Texas DPS investigating a two-vehicle collision yesterday evening near La Blanca that took the life of a 16-year-old from Elsa. They report, troopers responded near FM 1925 and FM 493 where a car carrying only the driver lost control and struck a truck, towing a utility trailer and carrying a driver and two passengers. The driver of the car — identified as 16-year-old, Martin Montañez Jr of Elsa — died at the scene. The driver escaped injury, but his two passengers were transported to an area hospital. The crash remains under...

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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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Three Die in Collision in Raymondville; May Be Alcohol Related

RAYMONDVILLE (KFXV) — This afternoon, police responded to a collision that has left three dead. According to authorities, the incident happened on Highway 77, south of Conley Road in Willacy County. The driver of an Cadillac Escalade impacted another truck. Police identified the driver of the Escalade as 23-year-old, Abraham Cerda, originally from Brownsville. The two passengers in the other vehicle were identified as 72-year-old, Iban Rafael Garza, and 69-year-old, Catalina Garza — both from Port Isabel. All three died due to their injuries sustained in the impact. An investigation continues as to the cause of the accident, but...

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Early Morning Collision Leaves One Dead

PHARR (KFXV) — According to the Pharr Police Department, an early morning accident caused the death of one man today. Authorities responded to reports of a single vehicle collision with a utility pole near 1100 block of North Cage. The identity of the victim has not been released, because they are pending notifying his next of kin. They have identified him as a 33-year-old male who drove a white GMC Canyon. The driver died from his injuries at McAllen Medical Center. If you have any details regarding this collision, you are asked to contact the Pharr Crime Stoppers at...

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