December 6, 2013 12:25 PM
EDINBURG - An Hidalgo County detention officer died as a result of a morning accident. She was identified as 40-year-old Bertha Garza.
The wreck happened at the Terry Road and East Rogers Road intersection at 7:30 a.m.
DPS spokesman Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said a black Dodge Nitro heading... more »
December 6, 2013 10:56 AM
EDINBURG - An Hidalgo County detention officer was airlifted to the hospital after an accident in rural Edinburg. Preliminary information indicates she was headed to work at the time of the crash.
It happened at the Terry Road and East Rogers Road intersection at 7:30 a.m. DPS spokesman Sgt.... more »
December 5, 2013 12:31 PM
HARLINGEN - One person died in a crash involving a van from a retirement center. The wreck happened this morning in Harlingen on the 800 block of Camelot Drive.
Police said a man driving a Red 2009 Dodge Caliber headed in the opposite direction of the van, veered into... more »
December 2, 2013 12:29 PM
MCALLEN - Police identified the woman killed in a weekend accident in McAllen. Investigators said she's 19-year-old Samantha Lee Garcia.
The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday on North Ware Road, south of the 495 intersection.
Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were taken to... more »
November 27, 2013 9:17 AM
PHARR - Police are looking for witnesses of a deadly morning accident in Pharr. A 56-year-old was killed during the wreck on FM 495 and Jackson Road. It happened around 5 a.m.
According to officers, the driver of a pickup truck heading southbound on Jackson Road hit the 56-year-old.... more »
November 26, 2013 1:40 PM
DONNA - Authorities said a driver without a license or insurance caused a morning accident in Donna.
It happened on FM 493, near Mile 11. Troopers said a woman hit a car from behind. We're told four people, including a 3-month-old baby, were involved in the wreck and taken... more »
November 26, 2013 9:04 AM
DONNA - Emergency crews are now on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident in Donna on FM 493, near Mile 11.
Northbound and southbound traffic on FM 493 is being affected. It's unclear how many people were hurt. A CHANNEL 5 NEWS crew saw at least two adults and... more »
November 22, 2013 8:08 AM
HIDALGO COUNTY - DPS troopers are clearing the scene of a school bus accident in Hidalgo County. We're told no students were onboard the bus.
DPS Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said the La Joya ISD bus crashed into a horse before 7 a.m. It happened north of Palmview on Doffing... more »
November 21, 2013 12:55 PM
PHARR - Authorities are trying to figure out why a driver fled the scene of an accident in Pharr.
The accident happened at the intersection of Moore and Cage around 10 a.m. Police said the driver of the truck was speeding north of Cage, when he lost control, crashed... more »
November 21, 2013 11:23 AM
SAN BENITO - A 22-year-old man is facing several charges, including intoxication assault and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
San Benito police responded to a three-vehicle accident Tuesday morning at South Sam Houston and the frontage road. An officer spotted a vehicle with front end damage leaving the area... more »
November 15, 2013 4:24 PM
HARLINGEN - State investigators continue their probe into a rollover involving a detainee-transport bus north of Harlingen.
State troopers on Friday spoke with the two guards who were on the bus at the time of the incident.
About 40 detainees from El Salvador were injured in the incident.... more »
November 14, 2013 4:24 PM
HARLINGEN - A detainee-transport company launched an internal investigation after one of its buses rolled over early Thursday north of Harlingen.
About 40 detainees from El Salvador were injured in the incident.
State troopers said the rollover happened on I-69E. The detainees were being transferred from a Brooks... more »
November 13, 2013 7:59 PM
BROWNSVILLE - A state trooper on Wednesday took the stand during the trial of a man accused of hitting and killing a Marine near Los Fresnos in 2012.
Testimony began Wednesday in the negligent homicide trial against Juan Carlos Garcia. Garcia is accused of killing Marine Eddie Polanco.
... more »
November 11, 2013 1:09 PM
SAN JUAN - A San Juan police officer involved in a head-on collision is recovering from serious injuries at a local hospital.
San Juan Police Chief Juan Gonzalez told us Officer Ricardo Sanchez was on his way to police headquarters to work the night shift, when another vehicle hit... more »
November 8, 2013 9:10 AM
EDINBURG - Drivers headed to Edinburg are being warned about residue left on the road, after an overnight accident. It all happened on Interstate 69C, formerly Highway 281, between Laguna Seca Road and FM 490.
Edinburg Deputy Fire Chief Ubaldo Perez told us a tanker truck carrying an oil-based... more »
November 6, 2013 4:23 PM
PHARR - U.S. Department of Transportation records show that a company whose truck overturned Tuesday night in Pharr had another accident during the past 12 months.
The incident only required the use of a tow truck and no injuries were reported, the records show.
Mireles Trucking and Harvesting... more »
October 30, 2013 1:18 PM
WESLACO - A driver was ticketed after a crash in Weslaco this morning. It happened around 8:15 a.m. on Business 83, between Nevada and Airport Drive.
Weslaco police spokesperson David Barbosa told us no one was hurt. He said a black truck heading west on Business 83 tried making... more »
October 29, 2013 1:10 PM
EDINBURG - Police identified a woman killed in an auto-pedestrian accident this morning. Lt. Oscar Trevino of the Edinburg Police Department told us 47-year-old Shelley Leigh Schulze was walking along the southbound I-69C (formerly Highway 281) frontage road, when she was struck by a truck.
The accident happened in... more »
October 24, 2013 4:17 PM
McALLEN - McAllen police officials said a motorcycle officer will make a full recovery after a car struck him just before noon Thursday.
The crash happened at around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Pecan Blvd and Main Street.
The driver of a BMW said he did not... more »
October 24, 2013 1:05 PM
MCALLEN - Police in McAllen are investigating an accident sent one of their motorcycle police officers to the hospital. It happened around 11:30 a.m. near the intersection of Pecan and Bicentennial Boulevard.
We're told a motorcycle officer and the driver of a BMW collided. The police officer was taken... more »
October 23, 2013 4:27 PM
EDINBURG - A the driver of a Ford pickup truck will face intoxication manslaughter charges in the death of a bicyclist in Edinburg.
Police said the victim, Kenneth Farol Bothwell, 68, of South Dakota was riding his bicycle when the truck struck him. Investigators said Bothwell was part of... more »
October 16, 2013 5:15 PM
DONNA - A Donna police officer was hospitalized after his vehicle rolled over Tuesday morning in the south side of the city.
The accident happened near FM 493 and Lott Road. The officer was driving to work, officials said.
The officer lost control when he tried to avoid... more »
October 15, 2013 4:52 PM
DONNA - Doctors are trying to figure out the extent of a Donna police officer's injuries. According to the Donna police chief, doctors think the officer may have broken some ribs. The officer was involved in a rollover this morning. It happened near 493 and Lott Road around 7 a.m.... more »
October 15, 2013 8:14 AM
DONNA - A Donna police officer is on his way to the hospital. He was involved in a rollover accident near 493 and Lott Road. It happened around 7 a.m.
Donna Police Chief Ram De Leon said the officer was unresponsive at the scene of the accident and is... more »
October 11, 2013 6:20 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - An all-terrain vehicle driver was killed in an accident north of Edinburg Friday afternoon.
Texas Department of Public Safety Spokesman Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said the man died when his ATV overturned on Rancho Alto Road, north of FM 2812. The accident happened at about 4 p.m.... more »
October 11, 2013 1:02 PM
PORT OF BROWNSVILLE - Authorities in Cameron County are investigating an accident at the Port of Brownsville. One man was sent to hospital with internal injuries.
The accident happened around 9:45 a.m. We're told the 52-year-old man was working on a tractor-trailer, when the rig rolled over his legs.... more »
October 11, 2013 1:01 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police released the name of a man killed in a Brownsville motorcycle accident. They identified him as 59-year-old Hector Ignacio Reyna of Mission.
Officers said he died from injuries suffered after a car hit him. The accident happened near Old Port Isabel Road and Cesar Road Wednesday... more »
October 10, 2013 12:59 PM
SAN BENITO - A driver was ticketed, after a morning school bus accident that sent nine San Benito students to the hospital. DPS students said the students were taken to be checked on as a precaution.
The accident happened near FM 509 and 675 around 7:30 a.m. We're told... more »
October 10, 2013 12:59 PM
EDINBURG - Police are investigating an accident east of Edinburg, near La Blanca. We're told the driver of a Ford F-150 was going west on FM 1925, when he lost control and ran off the road. It happened just west of Skinner Road.
The truck rolled several times. Both... more »
October 10, 2013 8:58 AM
SAN BENITO - Eight San Benito CISD students were taken to the hospital to be checked on, after a morning school bus accident.
DPS said it happened near FM 509 and 675 around 7:30 a.m. Troopers are still on the scene. We're working to get more information.
October 8, 2013 8:41 PM
OLMITO - A Cameron County sheriff's deputy was involved in an accident Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
Sheriff Omar Lucio said the accident happened on FM 1732 and Santos Gutierrez Road.
The deputy was not seriously hurt in the incident. It was not necessary to take him to a... more »
October 8, 2013 4:21 PM
PORT ISABEL - A police officer who slammed into a concrete barrier Tuesday morning was working a drug interdiction detail at the time of the accident, officials said.
Officer Christopher Criszanto had been patrolling Highway 48 for three hours when he fell asleep at the wheel, officials said. The... more »
October 8, 2013 1:06 PM
PHARR - A Roma man is facing charges for his role in a Pharr accident. Pablo Baldemar Barrera, 22, was charged with intoxication assault.
The accident happened south of Nolana, on the I-69C frontage road, early Sunday. Several men were pushing a vehicle, which had run out of fuel.... more »
October 4, 2013 9:02 AM
MCALLEN - Fire crews responded to a two-vehicle accident in McAllen. It happened on Ebony and Bicentennial at around 8:10 a.m.
We're told one vehicle rolled over. The Jaws of Life were used to extract at least one person. The driver and passenger in that vehicle were taken to... more »
October 2, 2013 4:25 PM
McALLEN - The east bound lanes of Expressway 83 near McAllen Medical Center are back open after crews cleared a major accident, police said.
Police closed the expressway as emergency crews worked to help the drivers of three mangled vehicles.
The accident happened just after 12 p.m. One... more »
October 1, 2013 4:18 PM
WESLACO - A 2-year-old boy was hospitalized after nearly drowning in a swimming pool Tuesday.
The incident happened in the 800 block of Quail Hollow Drive in Weslaco. Paramedics took the child to Knapp Medical Center. He later was transferred to Rio Grande Regional Hospital.
The boy is... more »
October 1, 2013 1:25 PM
DONNA - A driver was airlifted to the hospital after a rollover accident north of Donna. DPS troopers told us it happened on the northbound lane of Goalie Road after 11 a.m.
The car rolled over and eventually stopped in an orchard. There's no word yet on the driver's... more »
September 28, 2013 7:39 PM
EDINBURG - Edinburg police are searching for the people who fled the scene of a rollover on Saturday. It happened on Highway 281, north of Edinburg, near the El Cibolo Road exit.
First responders were called to the scene around 4:30pm Saturday. Police spokesperson Oscar Trevino said someone drove by... more »
September 27, 2013 9:42 PM
EDINBURG - A member of the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department SWAT team was shot Friday afternoon during a training accident.
The deputy suffered a bullet wound to his upper left arm, officials said. The deputy was taken to a hospital where he is being treated. He is expected to... more »
September 27, 2013 5:22 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Edinburg school officials are taking a closer look at safety after a car struck a teen near an Edinburg campus Friday morning.
The incident happened at approximately 8 a.m. at Wisconsin and Raul Longoria roads near Edinburg High School.
The 17-year-old suffered only minor injuries.... more »
September 16, 2013 4:28 PM
WESLACO - A 2-year-old girl is recovering at a hospital after being injured in car crash in Weslaco.
The crash happened Monday afternoon at the intersection of Texas and Toritos roads. The child was sitting on a passenger's lap. The passenger-side airbag struck the child when it deployed, officials... more »
September 13, 2013 1:01 PM
WESLACO - Police identified the woman killed in a Weslaco crash. Judith Salinas, 69, died when an oncoming vehicle hit her yesterday.
Officer said Salinas was pulling out of the HEB parking lot onto Business 83, when she was hit.
We're told the driver in the other vehicle... more »
September 12, 2013 10:49 AM
BROWNSVILLE - A man accused of smuggling three undocumented immigrants who got into a car accident was arraigned yesterday in federal court. The accident happened in Brownsville Monday. A judge ordered Eddye Montoya be held without bond after he made his first court appearance on a smuggling charge.
According... more »
September 11, 2013 4:19 PM
SAN BENITO - Authorities continue investigating the death of a man at a cotton gin in San Benito.
Jose Leal, 67, fell off the tractor he was operating and the tractor then ran over him, Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio said.
The morning accident happened at the Lyford... more »
September 11, 2013 12:51 PM
WESLACO - A boy was taken to the hospital after a traffic accident in Weslaco. A minivan crashed with a Humvee and took the brunt of the collision.
It happened at the intersection of FM 1015 and Mile 8 around 10 a.m. There's no word yet about the boy's... more »
September 10, 2013 5:23 PM
BROOKS COUNTY - Border Patrol agents are investigating a rollover accident following a chase near Falfurrias.
Border Patrol officials said the incident happened at about 9 a.m. after agents tried to stop a suspicious vehicle.
Agents said the vehicle left the road before rolling over.
Six people... more »
September 10, 2013 12:41 PM
DRISCOLL - Ten people are in the hospital after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement van flipped just north of the Rio Grande Valley.
DPS troopers said the agents were taking the undocumented immigrants from the Valley to north of Driscoll, when a tire blew out. It happened just before... more »
September 9, 2013 12:59 PM
HARLINGEN - An elderly couple is being treated at a hospital after a morning accident involving a Harlingen school bus.
It happened on B Street and Grant, around 8 a.m. Police said the couple was in a silver car, when it crashed with the school bus.
Investigators said... more »
September 3, 2013 11:59 AM
EDINBURG - Emergency responders are on the scene of an 18-wheeler accident north of Edinburg. We're told it happened on the southbound lanes of I-69C, formerly Highway 281, in San Manuel.
DPS troopers tell us the 61-year-old driver veered right and over-corrected to the left. The tractor-trailer is on... more »
August 30, 2013 8:48 PM
ALABAMA- A Mission native and solider was killed in a motorcycle accident on a Alabama highway.
The Alabama Department of Public Safety says 31-year-old Jose Jimenez was killed when he collided with a tractor-trailer.
The collision happened on highway 165 near the Alabama Georgia State line yesterday.
The... more »
August 30, 2013 1:51 PM
MCALLEN - Police are talking to a McAllen High School student, who's accused of causing an accident that left a motorcycle officer injured.
It happened at the intersection of Harvey and 21st Street about 10 a.m. According to police, the teen was driving a Bronco SUV, when he collided... more »
August 28, 2013 9:18 AM
BROWNSVILLE - Police in Brownsville said a Border Patrol agent involved in a deadly accident won't get a ticket. The accident happened on Paredes Line Road in front of Vela Middle School around 11 p.m. Tuesday.
According to officers, the agent was on his way to work when he... more »
August 26, 2013 12:40 PM
MCALLEN - An 18-year-old driver is facing felony charges. Armando Isaias Flores' bonds totaled $85,000.
McAllen police said he struck a man with his car yesterday evening and then fled the scene. The accident happened on the 2300 block of West Frontage Road. Officers caught the 18-year-old nearby.
... more »
August 16, 2013 1:02 PM
PHARR - Police identified the woman killed last night on Sugar Road. Pharr officers said a Jeep Wrangler hit 65-year-old Rosa Ortega Valdez as she crossed the street, near FM 495.
It happened at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Valdez was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers told us... more »
August 16, 2013 1:01 PM
MCALLEN - McAllen police are investigating, after a driver plowed into a parked Time Warner Cable utility truck. Two people were taken to the hospital.
The accident happened on 10th and Sprague around 10:30 a.m. Edinburg Fire Chief Shawn Snider said the driver of a truck rear-ended the Time... more »
August 15, 2013 11:07 PM
PHARR - An elderly woman died after a vehicle struck her Thursday night in Pharr. The incident happened at approximately 9:20 at Sugar Road and FM 495, police said. Police said the woman was crossing the street when she was hit. Police said the driver stopped to help the woman.... more »
August 15, 2013 6:31 PM
WESLACO - A man killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday north of Weslaco had just returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, military officials said.
Derek Steven Munoz, 21, was a member of the Texas Army National Guard based in Weslaco, his unit's spokesman said. Munoz returned... more »
August 14, 2013 9:07 PM
NORTH OF WESLACO - Two people died after an all-terrain vehicle crashed near a levee north of Weslaco.
A 20-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy were on the ATV when it slammed into a pipe near Mile 12 ½ Road and FM 1015.
Sheriff Lupe Trevino said a... more »
August 14, 2013 12:53 PM
ALAMO - Police and fire crews are responding to a three-vehicle accident on the westbound expressway in Alamo, near the Cesar Chavez exit.
There's no word yet about any injuries, but CHANNEL 5 NEWS spotted an ambulance on the scene. Motorists told us traffic headed toward the scene is... more »
August 13, 2013 6:17 PM
NORTH OF PALMVIEW - State troopers released the names of all the victims in a deadly crash north of Palmview Monday.
Troopers also identified the suspect. They said Hector Ramirez, 18, of Roma will be charged when he is released from the hospital.
They said Ramirez fled from... more »
August 13, 2013 5:26 PM
NORTH OF PALMVIEW - Members of the Alton Fire Department were the first emergency responders to arrive at the scene of a crash where six members of a family died Monday.
"When children are involved ... It does pull at you a little bit, but you have to remember... more »
August 13, 2013 4:28 PM
NORTH OF PALMVIEW - A makeshift memorial is going up at the site of a deadly crash at Western Road and FM-2221.
The driver of a stolen pickup truck was fleeing from Texas Department of Public Safety troopers when he ran a traffic light and slammed into a white... more »
August 13, 2013 1:01 PM
PHARR - Authorities said a man hit while walking on the expressway was headed to an adult day care.
The accident happened on I-69C, formerly Highway 281, near the Eldora Road exit this morning. We're told a truck hit the 65-year-old from behind.
Justice of the Peace Rosa... more »
August 11, 2013 10:40 PM
MISSION - Two DPS troopers are recovering from their injuries after being involved in a crash. They were taken to the McAllen Medical Center for treatment.
Authorities said a driver ran a red light in Mission and hit the DPS cruiser.
It happened at the intersection of Business... more »
August 9, 2013 12:26 PM
HARLINGEN - Police arrested a driver after he crashed his vehicle into a canal and fled the scene. His passenger was seriously injured. Ivory Joe Rice, 53, was charged with driving while intoxicated. He also faces charges for abandoning his injured passenger at the scene of the accident. The passenger... more »
August 8, 2013 1:08 PM
HARLINGEN - Prayers are pouring in for a high school football quarterback and his girlfriend. The two were injured in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday afternoon.
Isaiah Garza is listed in critical condition at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen. He underwent surgery to fuse his fifth and sixth vertebrae.... more »
August 8, 2013 11:15 AM
MCALLEN - A crane in McAllen flipped on its side, trapping the operator. It happened in the parking lot of the International Museum of Art and Science on Bicentennial, just before 11 a.m.
Crews managed to rescue the operator. We're told the crane operator was taken to the hospital.... more »
August 7, 2013 10:14 PM
HARLINGEN - Family, friends and teammates of a Mercedes High School quarterback gathered outside Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen to show their support for the injured teen.
Isaiah Garza was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. He underwent surgery hours later to fuse the fifth and sixth vertebrae.... more »
August 7, 2013 4:27 PM
HARLINGEN - A 17-year-old has been upgraded to stable condition as he continues to recover from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle crash.
The teen was a passenger on a motorcycle that crashed with a minivan around midnight at FM 492 and 4 Mile Line north of Mission, Texas... more »
August 7, 2013 4:21 PM
MERCEDES - A Mercedes High School quarterback is in critical condition after a car crash Tuesday afternoon.
Isaiah Garza, of the Mercedes Tigers football team, was taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen after the crash. The accident happened at approximately 5 p.m. at Vermont Avenue and U.S.-83 Frontage Road.... more »
August 5, 2013 10:35 PM
ODESSA - Two workers died when their suspension cable snapped while working on a power line in West Texas.
The accident happened 70 miles east of Odessa. Investigators say the cable snapped when it hit one of the lines Monday morning.
The names of the workers have not... more »
August 5, 2013 5:26 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - A man is in stable condition after a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a motorcyclist Sunday north of Palmview.
The man in the hospital also was a rider in the motorcycle, officials said.
Officials said the motorcycle crashed into a minivan on Doffing... more »
July 12, 2013 7:33 PM
WESLACO - A Weslaco woman injured in an unusual accident wants to warn others. Judy Kruse was organizing cans underneath her kitchen sink Thursday night. She didn't think it was a dangerous task.
"I was going to clean out the cupboard and I just picked up the can. And... more »
July 12, 2013 7:32 PM
MCALLEN - Bobbi Garcia won't be driving her children to soccer practice for a while. An uninsured driver from Mexico hit her vehicle.
"It's totaled," she said.
Mechanics told her the repairs would cost $4,000 to $5,000. Garcia is now stuck with a heaping pile of metal, and... more »
July 11, 2013 5:22 PM
WESLACO - The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into the cause of a crash landing in Weslaco. The wreck happened around 1 p.m.
Investigators told us it took place during a training maneuver called a go-around. Essentially, the plane was supposed to go in for a landing and then... more »
July 9, 2013 12:51 PM
EDINBURG - A 5-year-old girl remains in critical condition after a deadly accident north of Edinburg.
A man driving the Chevy Blazer where the girl was riding was killed when the SUV collided with a tractor-trailer. The man's pregnant girlfriend, a 19-year-old man and a 3-year-old boy also were... more »
July 8, 2013 12:34 PM
McALLEN - Police today identified a woman killed in a crash Sunday in McAllen.
Denise Marie Salazar, 23, died in the crash at the intersection of McColl Road and Violet Street, officials said.
Two vehicles were involved in the wreck, police said. Another woman is recovering at an... more »
July 5, 2013 5:35 PM
HARLINGEN - A baby born at the scene of a crash north of Raymondville is in critical condition at Harlingen hospital.
Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said the baby girl is at the intensive care unit at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen. Hernandez said the child was... more »
July 5, 2013 12:56 PM
NORTH OF RAYMONDVILLE - A 19-year-old woman involved in a wreck gave birth to a baby at the scene of the accident and later died.
The Ford Explorer the woman was in rolled over on Highway 77, about 12 miles north of Raymondville. The accident happened just after midnight.... more »
July 2, 2013 8:20 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Authorities on Tuesday released the emergency calls made after a deadly crash Sunday near Los Fresnos.
A driver involved in that accident is recovering at a San Antonio hospital.
The 32-year-old woman was the driver of a Toyota RAV4 that slammed head on into a Toyota... more »
July 2, 2013 4:14 PM
WESLACO - A driver involved in a deadly accident Sunday near Los Fresnos is recovering at a San Antonio hospital.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers have not released her identity.
The 32-year-old woman was the driver of a Toyota RAV4 that slammed head on into a Toyota... more »
July 1, 2013 7:32 PM
LOS FRESNOS - Transportation officials will review the need for concrete barriers on a stretch of road where a deadly accident happened Sunday near Los Fresnos.
The stretch of road has been the site of several accidents, Vicente Perez said. He owns a business nearby.
A McAllen woman... more »
June 30, 2013 11:48 AM
CAMERON COUNTY - A major accident on Highway 100 east of Los Fresnos claimed the lives of four people. Two others have been transported to the hospital in critical condition.
Emergency crews received the call around 10:18 a.m. Sunday. Los Fresnos City Public Information Officer Mark Milum told CHANNEL... more »
June 24, 2013 5:28 PM
PALMHURST - A construction worker survived a 20-foot fall at an H-E-B store in Palmhurst.
The incident happened over the weekend at the store at Mile 3 Road and Conway Avenue. The 36-year-old man was on a scaffold when the accident happened.
Witnesses told police the man was... more »
June 21, 2013 4:30 PM
McALLEN - Police identified the victim of a deadly motorcycle accident in McAllen.
Investigators said Eubin Gomez Jr., 25, died after his motorcycle crashed in the 2100 block of Uvalde Street. The accident happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gomez... more »
June 18, 2013 8:59 AM
FAYESVILLE - A truck accident on Highway 281 is slowing down traffic north of Edinburg.
A truck rolled over on the southbound lanes, near FM 490. That's in Fayesville. We're told a driver and passenger suffered minor injuries.
The accident happened around 8 a.m. Authorities said one lane... more »
June 14, 2013 3:39 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Two people are dead after a rollover accident on Expressway 77/83 in the Rancho Viejo area.
The single-vehicle accident happened around 2 p.m. Police said the driver lost control of the SUV died on scene. Three others were taken to the hospital. One of those victims, a... more »
June 14, 2013 1:02 PM
EDINBURG - Border Patrol agents are investigating a rollover accident that involved 15 illegal immigrants. Three are at the Edinburg Regional Medical Center in serious condition.
We're told the driver involved is on the run. The accident happened around 4 a.m. Edinburg police said the suspected smuggler driving a... more »
June 12, 2013 12:43 PM
WESLACO - Police are investigating a morning accident in Weslaco. Investigators told us two vehicles were involved, and one crashed into a storage facility.
It happened on the 500 block of East Frontage Road, near the Airport Drive exit. Police said one driver tried to cross into the other... more »
June 10, 2013 4:15 PM
MERCEDES - Investigators are trying to determine if alcohol played a role in a deadly accident Monday morning near Mercedes.
The accident happened at about 1 a.m. on Mile 12 North Road.
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers said a Pontiac Grand Prix was heading west on the... more »