Tag: Raul Longoria

Wheelchair Bound Veteran Seriously Injured in Auto-Pedestrian Accident

A wheelchair bound veteran is taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle in the city of San Juan. San Juan Police Chief, Juan Gonzalez confirms to Fox 2 News that the incident took place at approximately 4:40 PM at the intersection of US 83 and Raul Longoria road as the victim attempted to cross the street. The driver stopped help the victim who has yet to be identified, but we do know he was transported to hospital with serious injuries. We will keep you updated as soon as we learn...

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Former Edinburg Water Park Fire Ruled Arson

Edinburg firefighters and Hidalgo County fire officials are investigating an arson at a property that used to be a Waterpark. Around 10 pm Monday night authorities responded to a blaze that burned a pile of brush at the parking lot of what used to be ‘super splash’ water park. The property is located at the intersection of Freddy Gonzalez and Raul Longoria. It took fire fighters about 5 hours and close to 100 thousand gallons of water to put out the flames. Nobody was injured in the incident, however large smoke clouds did reach a nearby residential area. Investigators...

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Motorcyclist Hospitalised after Accident

Yet another accident involving a motorcyclist occurred today in the city of San Juan The incident occurred around 6:30pm near FM 495 and Raul Longoria when a Jeep Cherokee and a motorcycle collided. The driver of the motorcycle a 31-year-old male whose identity has not been released was then transferred to the hospital suffering from non life threatening injuries. Investigators say they are still investigating the exact cause on the accident but in the past six months four fatalities have been reported related to these types of accidents. May is motorcycle awareness month and authorities have been working hard to prevent these types of accidents from happening. The Texas department of transportation released these tips drivers need to keep in mind while sharing the road with motorcycles. Look twice for motorcyclists at intersections, entering highways and whenever turning or changing lanes. Always maintain a safe following distance. When passing a motorcyclist, move to the other lane and allow a full lane for the motorcycle. Another tip from Txdot is to always ride at a safe speed, and never ride if you’ve been...

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Edinburg Pursuit Locks Down 2 Elementary Schools

EDINBURG – A high-speed pursuit Monday morning caused the lockdown of two elementary schools in the city of Edinburg. Police say it happened after a driver of a truck allegedly drove over the speed limit of a school zone, near the Raul Longoria and Freddy Gonzalez intersection. Officers tried pulling over the driver, but he refused and gave chase, abandoning the truck in a nearby canal while people fled the scene. “The drainage ditch did have water, maybe a couple of feet deep,” said Edinburg Police Lt. Oscar Trevino. “And as the officer noted, there were four people that...

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