Tag: Monte Cristo

Police Pursuit Ends In Five Vehicle Pile-Up

Edinburg (KFXV) — A police pursuit ends in a five vehicle accident.. Fox News was first on scene. Two people whre transported to the hospital. The suspect in this case remains on the loose tonight. An Edinburg police unit was one of five vehicles involved in the accident. the impact sending a police officer and one other driver to a nearby hospital. According to authorities it all began when Edinburg police tried stopping a suspect wanted on a felony charge. He refused to stop initiating a police chase. Investigators say minutes later, the suspect crashed into several cars including...

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Truck Falls From Expressway Into Front Yard

In Edinburg, a one vehicle accident sends a man to the hospital after his truck fell off of the expressway. The truck drove off the expressway crashing into the front yard of a home and finally getting stuck in between two trees on a fence. Edinburg Police responded to the scene just before the Monte Cristo exit. Fox 2 news spoke to the owner of the home who was also present during the accident. Rosas adds the man also told him he was on his way to see his wife at the hospital when the crash happened. He was...

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UPDATED: Man Dies after being Run Over Friday in Edinburg

A man is dead after being run over late Friday night in the city of Edinburg. Officials say it happened near the four-lane intersection of Monte Cristo and Monmack Roads around 10pm. Police are searching for the driver of a light colored pickup truck who fled the scene. If you have any information on the suspect’s whereabouts you’re asked to call crime stoppers at (956) 383-8477 UPDATE: VICTIM IDENTIFIED Authorities continue looking for a suspect who ran over and killed a man. He has been identified as a Lyford Texas resident named Timothy Wade Gammons. Police are still searching for...

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Five Suspects in Custody after Stealing Cash and Snacks from Edinburg Tortilleria

Several suspects make off with cash and snacks, after robbing a local tortilleria this weekend. However, their success is short-lived, after a pursuit with police ends in the arrest of all five involved. We spoke with the owner of the business, and the employee robbed at gunpoint, to get the full story. It may be calm today, but it was a different story Sunday at Tortilleria Valentina in Edinburg. “It scares us because this is an area where we come to shop; people are always coming and going.” This woman lives close by and works at one of the...

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Edinburg Fatal Crash Victim Identified

The man killed after being ejected from his pickup truck has been identified. According to authorities, 28-year-old Catarino Montes of San Luis Potosi, Mexico was pronounced dead at the crash site, near the intersection of Monte Cristo and Monmack roads at 1:15 am on Tuesday. Montes was driving some-what recklessly, overtaking several vehicles before he lost control of the truck. DPS officials say he hit an embankment and a light pole, flipping the vehicle in the...

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