July 29, 2014 11:49 AM
MCALLEN - A police officer was involved in an accident in McAllen this morning. It happened on Trenton Road, between 10th Street and Main Street, before 11:30 a.m.
Two other vehicles were involved in the wreck. The front of the police unit suffered damage.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS is... more »
July 22, 2014 12:58 PM
DONNA - A 1-year-old child is out of the hospital a week after being struck by a car at an apartment complex parking lot.
The incident happened at an apartment complex on FM 493 and Mile 10 North. Donna Police Chief Ram de Leon said a resident was backing... more »
July 21, 2014 7:40 AM
MCALLEN - A woman was treated for non-life threatening injuries after getting struck by a vehicle Sunday in McAllen.
The incident happened at approximately 10 p.m. in the 500 block of S. 29th St.
McAllen police say an investigation is pending.
July 20, 2014 10:49 PM
MCALLEN- Police are investigating a deadly car crash that happened on Bentson road in Mcallen Saturday night.
Authorities reconstructed the three car accident on Sunday morning.
Officers say two cars were stopped on the side of the road when one was having car trouble. A third car then... more »
July 16, 2014 4:25 PM
DONNA - A child injured by an SUV over the weekend has been moved out of ICU, police said.
Donna Police Chief Ram de Leon said the child was crawling outside of an apartment complex when a neighbor backed over her pinning her head under the tire.
The... more »
July 15, 2014 12:33 PM
EDINBURG - The Hidalgo County District Attorney's Office is investigating an accident that claimed the life of a young boy three months ago in McAllen.
A Jeep SUV ran off the road and slammed into a car dealership where the boy and his father were looking at vehicles. The... more »
July 14, 2014 12:37 PM
DONNA - A baby run over by a car remains in the hospital in serious condition. Authorities are working to figure out if charges will be filed in the accident.
It happened at a Donna apartment complex on FM 493 and Mile 10 North. Police said the grandmother was... more »
July 11, 2014 12:47 PM
EDINBURG - A deputy constable is out of the hospital and recovering at home after a rollover accident near San Manuel.
The accident happened on Interstate 69C, just south of the Hidalgo-Brooks county line. The Hidalgo County Precinct 4 deputy constable was responding to a rollover accident when he... more »
July 10, 2014 8:27 AM
WESLACO - Two people are in the hospital after a morning rollover accident. It happened on Mile 4 West, just north of Weslaco.
Hidalgo County sheriff's deputies said the car was traveling north on Mile 4, ran off the road into a ditch, hit a drainage pipe and flipped.... more »
July 2, 2014 2:54 PM
EDINBURG - Police are investigating an accident on Highway 281 near the Canton Road exit.
Edinburg police say a man in his early 20's was driving north when he veered off the road.
The car rolled over and came to a stop in the median.
Traffic was... more »
July 2, 2014 12:38 PM
EDINBURG - Officers suspect speed was a factor in a morning accident on I-69C/Highway 281.
Edinburg police said a driver in his early 20s was heading north, near the Canton Road exit, when he veered off the road. The vehicle rolled over and landed in the median, taking down... more »
June 23, 2014 12:15 PM
HARLINGEN - An 18-wheeler is on its side and covering the northbound lanes of I-69E/US 77 in Harlingen. The accident happened near the Wilson Road overpass.
Harlingen police said a second tractor-trailer was involved in the wreck. Officers are at the scene. We're told tow trucks are headed to... more »
June 19, 2014 1:23 PM
EDINBURG - A man charged in a deadly bicycle accident pleaded not guilty to the charges against him.
Edinburg police say Emilio Gomez drove the truck that hit and killed cyclist Eddie Arguelles in April. The accident happened while Arguelles was cycling on the Highway 281 southbound frontage road,... more »
June 18, 2014 12:57 PM
ELSA - Police are investigating an early morning accident in Elsa. The woman involved is now in stable condition.
Officers said she crashed into a traffic light pole. The accident happened around 3 a.m. Elsa police blocked off the intersection of Highway 107 and Fannin, so the Air Evac... more »
June 16, 2014 5:22 PM
EDINBURG - A deadly crash closed the southbound lanes Business 281 Monday afternoon.
The crash happened near Trenton Road. Authorities say a pickup truck T-boned a gold-colored car that failed to yield the right of way. An older woman in the passenger side of the car was killed. The... more »
June 16, 2014 4:25 PM
SAN JUAN - Two women and three children were hospitalized Monday after a crash in San Juan.
The crash happened at approximately 10:30 a.m. at Eldora and Raul Longoria roads. San Juan police said the two women and three children were inside a black SUV. They said the driver... more »
June 12, 2014 2:31 AM
EDINBURG - Four people were hospitalized with minor injuries following an accident on I-69C/Highway 281, according to authorities. It happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday on the northbound lanes, north of FM 490.
Sgt. Johnny Hernandez of the Texas Department of Public Safety told CHANNEL 5 NEWS a tractor-trailer lost... more »
June 11, 2014 12:49 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Authorities released the name of a man who died Monday after an accident at the Port of Brownsville.
Police said Jorge Labra Garza, 24, was dismantling a ship at Esco Marine when fumes filled the area where he was working.
Labra was taken to a hospital... more »
June 6, 2014 4:12 PM
BROWNSVILLE - A girl was hospitalized after a pickup truck struck her on Paredes Line Road in Brownsville.
The driver of the Ford pickup truck stopped to render aid, police said.
Officials have not released the girl's condition. Authorities are investigating the incident.
May 24, 2014 9:24 PM
HARLINGEN - Police have released the name of a construction worker who was killed on the job Saturday morning in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
It happened on Bass Pro Drive in Harlingen. The job site is behind the Bass Pro Shop, where a hotel is under construction.
... more »
May 22, 2014 9:57 PM
WESLACO - An accident left three families ripped apart.
"I wake up and I see people entering the car. And to my recollection, I was just at the stoplight," recalled Jessie Guerrero.
The 29-year-old was driving home with his wife, when they were hit at the intersection of... more »
May 15, 2014 8:22 AM
DONNA - Donna police said a vehicle overturned on the westbound expressway, near the Val Verde exit. The accident happened just after 8 a.m. The Hidalgo County MPO announced westbound Interstate 2 (formerly Expressway 83) was temporarily closed in Donna as a result of the accident.
Police said the... more »
May 14, 2014 10:47 PM
WESLACO - Police say a 15-year-old was behind the wheel of a pickup truck when it struck a girl at B. Garza Middle School.
The incident happened at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, officials said. Authorities said the 13-year-old girl was dragged several feet.
The girl suffered severe road... more »
May 13, 2014 12:58 PM
STARR COUNTY - The threat of severe weather continues. First responders remain on alert.
The heavy rains first hit northern Starr County this morning in the San Isidro area. San Isidro Fire Chief Bernabe Benavides said his crews held a special meeting this morning to prepare for their day.... more »
May 9, 2014 8:58 AM
BROWNSVILLE - A man is recovering in the hospital, after a driver hit him this morning. According to Brownsville police, the 43-year-old man was traveling on a motorized wheelchair near the expressway around 11 p.m. Thursday, when he was hit.
It happened on the 2100 block of southbound Interstate... more »
May 5, 2014 9:04 AM
WESLACO - Police in Weslaco just cleared the scene of an accident involving a motorcyclist.
The accident happened on East 8th Street, near Airport Drive. According to officers, the motorcyclist collided with a pickup truck. We're told the 96-year-old truck driver failed to yield the right of way to... more »
May 4, 2014 9:26 PM
MERCEDES - A Mercedes woman was fighting for her life Sunday night, after she was severely injured in an early morning car crash.
It happened in Weslaco around 6:30 a.m. on the westbound expressway Westgate Drive exit ramp. Police said two sisters were in the car. They told us... more »
May 2, 2014 1:08 PM
HARLINGEN - Police are searching for the driver, who witnesses say, caused an early morning accident in Harlingen.
They say a 2000 Nissan Maxima forced a red Ford Mustang off the road. The Mustang then crashed into four parked cars. It happened around 2:20 a.m. on the 1000 block... more »
May 1, 2014 1:47 PM
LA FERIA - A motorcyclist is recovering after being involved in an accident in La Feria Wednesday. The two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of FM 506 and Tio Cano Road.
Department of Public Safety troopers said the motorcyclist was heading north on FM 506 and attempted to pass,... more »
April 30, 2014 4:22 PM
LAGUNA VISTA - Police are trying to determine if a driver was using a cell phone before she struck a pedestrian Tuesday in Laguna Vista.
Police said the driver of the SUV veered off FM 510 and struck Rebecca Kae Haugh, 59. She was walking with her husband on... more »
April 29, 2014 9:28 PM
LAGUNA VISTA - A deadly accident Tuesday in Laguna Vista created special challenges for the town's small police department.
Laguna Vista police said Rebecca Kae Haugh, 59, and her husband were walking along FM 510 Tuesday morning when the driver of an SUV veered off the road and struck... more »
April 29, 2014 5:57 PM
CAMERON COUNTY - A woman hit while walking along a road in Laguna Vista died hours after the incident.
Laguna Vista police said Rebecca Kae Haugh, 59, and her husband were walking along FM 510 Tuesday morning when the driver of an SUV veered off the road and struck... more »
April 29, 2014 1:08 PM
LAGUNA VISTA - A driver hit a woman walking along a road in Laguna Vista. Her condition isn't known at this time.
The accident happened on Highway 510 around 9 a.m. Laguna Vista police said someone driving a Cadillac Escalade hit the woman. We're told she was walking with... more »
April 27, 2014 8:01 PM
MERCEDES - Traffic was backed up for miles this afternoon on Expressway 83 because of a multi-car pile-up.
It caused big delays for all eastbound traffic in Mercedes.
The accident happened Sunday about 2:30pm, just east of the Texas Avenue exit.
Traffic was re-routed to the Frontage... more »
April 25, 2014 8:10 PM
EDINBURG - Two recent crashes involving Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department vehicles prompted a review of the agency's policies.
Two department employees crashed their patrol units in the past few days, adding them to the long list of damaged vehicles.
Some of the many units crashed are in such... more »
April 25, 2014 4:15 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police say the driver who hit and killed a man in Brownsville will not be charged.
The accident happened Thursday night in the 600 block of Minnesota Avenue, north of the airport. Police said the driver called for help after hitting a 57-year-old man. The man died... more »
April 15, 2014 10:08 AM
RIO GRANDE CITY - Rio Grande City police are interviewing a driver involved in a deadly accident yesterday. We're told the driver collided with a motorcycle on the 5000 block of Highway 83 around 4 p.m. It happened in front a Melrose clothing store.
According to officers, the motorcyclist... more »
April 3, 2014 10:08 PM
HIDALGO COUNTY - Emergency crews were sent to the scene of a deadly auto-pedestrian accident south of Donna.
The accident happened at approximately 9 p.m. on FM 493, a couple miles north of Military Highway.
Donna Police Chief Ram de Leon said a man was walking across a... more »
April 1, 2014 8:28 PM
McALLEN - A pastor who survived a massive crash in southern Mexico is preparing to return to that country.
Jeremy Valladares was involved in a head-on collision in December, 2013, in the state of Yucatan. He was on a missionary trip with a fellow pastor when the crash happened.... more »
March 31, 2014 5:08 PM
McALLEN - A stretch of Jackson Road remains closed to traffic as crews pull an 18-wheeler from a canal.
The road closure is between Ridge Road and Sam Houston Street. The accident happened at approximately 12 p.m. Monday.
Officials said the truck driver was distracted using a GPS... more »
March 26, 2014 12:54 PM
EDINBURG - A driver who allegedly veered into oncoming traffic in Edinburg died after a head-on collision. The crash happened at the intersection of Sugar and Trenton this morning.
The driver who died was traveling in a yellow Ford. Lt. Oscar Trevino of the Edinburg Police Department said, "The... more »
March 26, 2014 9:33 AM
EDINBURG - Authorities are on the scene of a major accident in Edinburg. It happened along Trenton and Sugar Road, in front of the Edinburg Children's Hospital.
CHANNEL 5 NEWS confirmed one person was killed in the head-on collision. Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.
March 25, 2014 8:05 PM
HARLINGEN - A 17-year-old student from Harlingen High School remains in critical condition after a vehicle struck him Tuesday morning.
The incident happened at the intersection of 77 Sunshine Strip and 7th Street, two blocks away from the school.
Police said the teen was jaywalking on 77 Sunshine... more »
March 25, 2014 12:18 PM
HARLINGEN - Police in Harlingen are piecing together a morning accident that left a teen fighting for his life.
The accident happened two blocks from Harlingen High School at Sunshine Strip and 7th Street. Police said the 17-year-old was hit just before 8 a.m. We're told he was crossing... more »
March 25, 2014 12:13 PM
DONNA - A vehicle engulfed in flames caused the temporary closure of Interstate 2 (formerly Expressway 83) this morning in Donna.
The vehicle went up in flames between FM 493 and Victoria Road around 9 a.m. The driver suffered smoke inhalation. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.... more »
March 12, 2014 12:11 PM
MERCEDES - Six children are recovering after being involved in an accident on Interstate 2, formerly Expressway 83. It happened before midnight near the Mile 2 East exit in Mercedes.
Police on the scene said the driver of a minivan carrying the children stopped in the middle of the... more »
March 7, 2014 7:49 AM
EDINBURG - One person died in a morning rollover accident in Edinburg. Another person is in critical condition.
The accident happened on the 1500 block of South Sugar Road near Freddy Gonzalez around 5 a.m. Lt. Oscar Trevino of the Edinburg Police Department said the gray Chevy Camaro was... more »
March 3, 2014 5:14 PM
McALLEN - Police are investigating a fatal accident at a local restaurant.
Police said a 17-year-old was backing a van out of a parking spot when he hit his mother. The incident happened at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Golden Corral at 1301 Jackson Avenue.
The 48-year-old woman... more »
February 27, 2014 4:18 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police will not file charges against a motorist in an accident that sent an elderly man to a hospital.
Police said the driver struck the 77-year-old man Wednesday at a McDonald's parking lot on Southmost and Esperanza roads.
The elderly man suffered serious head injuries.
February 26, 2014 4:01 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police are investigating an accident that sent an elderly man to a hospital Wednesday in Brownsville.
The 77-year-old man suffered serious head injuries after a vehicle struck him in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant on Southmost and Esperanza roads.
Police have not released the... more »
February 25, 2014 4:20 PM
WESLACO - Counseling will be available for the emergency crews that responded to a deadly accident Monday in Weslaco.
The firefighters and EMTs who responded to the accident ended their shift Tuesday at 7 a.m. They'll return to work on Thursday.
The crews tried to save a 7-year-old... more »
February 25, 2014 4:19 PM
WESLACO - No charges will be filed in the death of a 7-year-old Weslaco girl.
The girl died after a semi-tractor trailer struck her Monday night. The girl's father was behind the wheel of the big rig.
Police said the girl was riding a bicycle near the 18-wheeler... more »
February 25, 2014 1:03 PM
MISSION - A black bow is tied to the front of Rivera Welding in Mission. Brenda Cuellar was walking across the street to the business yesterday, when a driver hit her. The 16-year-old had just exited a school bus. She later died at the hospital.
A worker at business... more »
February 25, 2014 1:03 PM
WESLACO - Police said a family member was behind the wheel of a semi-truck that fatally hit a 7-year-old girl.
The accident happened last night in Weslaco off of Ballard Street. Officers said the girl's father was heading to work in the semi-truck at the same time she was... more »
February 19, 2014 12:37 PM
MCALLEN - An autopsy was ordered for a man killed in a McAllen accident. Police said the 47-year-old man, who was on a motorcycle, collided with a Hyundai.
It happened at the intersection of Covina Avenue and Ware Road yesterday evening. The 47-year-old was taken to a hospital, where... more »
February 12, 2014 1:33 PM
NEAR ENCINO - The driver of an 18-wheeler died in an accident south of Encino. It happened on the southbound lanes of Highway 281 around 5:45 a.m.
DPS spokesperson Maria Hernandez said the 18-wheeler flipped and partially ejected the driver. The driver died at the scene. Troopers aren't releasing... more »
February 7, 2014 12:51 PM
MCALLEN - Police in McAllen identified the woman killed in an accident yesterday afternoon. They said 45-year-old Dora Salazar de Ramirez died at the hospital as a result of her injuries.
Investigators are releasing few details about the accident, which happened at the intersection of North Ware Road and... more »
February 6, 2014 5:18 PM
HARLINGEN - Families of the victims of a fatal crash in Harlingen filed a lawsuit against the city and a 16-year-old driver.
Three people were killed when a tractor trailer loaded with trash collided with their pickup truck. The 16-year old was behind the wheel of the pickup.
... more »
February 6, 2014 4:17 PM
WESLACO - A driver escaped injury Thursday after a train struck his vehicle in Weslaco.
The incident happened just before 1 p.m. at the Milano Street and Business 83. The impact destroyed most of the car's front end.
The train's engineer said he was traveling at about 10... more »
February 4, 2014 8:07 AM
DONNA - Crews are clearing the scene of a one-vehicle rollover in Donna. It happened on FM 493, just south of Mile 11.
Authorities said the driver was the only person inside the vehicle. She was taken to the hospital.
Traffic in the area has slowed down as... more »
February 3, 2014 4:27 PM
WESLACO - A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board does not specify why a Customs and Border Protection helicopter made a hard land last month in Brooks County.
The report states that witnesses saw the aircraft 50 to 100 feet above the ground. The aircraft made an... more »
January 29, 2014 9:23 AM
PHARR - Officers in Pharr are investigating a deadly morning collision. It happened at South Jackson Road and Ridge Road around 6:30 a.m.
Police said preliminary information shows a white Chevy van heading south of Jackson Road veered into the northbound lanes. The van collided with a tractor-trailer. The... more »
January 28, 2014 12:54 PM
BROWNSVILLE - Police identified the bicyclist killed in Brownsville as 45-year-old Alejandro Abundis Alonso.
Officers said a driver fatally hit the Matamoros man Monday around 5 p.m. It happened near Charlie Clark Drive and Old Highway 77. We're told Alonso was employed at the Burger King on Alton Gloor.... more »
January 23, 2014 5:24 PM
DONNA - A 3-year-old child was killed when a vehicle struck him Wednesday in Donna.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino said the child was in the care of his grandfather when the incident happened. The man said he was working on a car in his backyard and lost track... more »
January 20, 2014 8:36 AM
EDINBURG - Emergency crews responded to a crash in Edinburg. It happened at the intersection of North Alamo Road and Mile 17 1/2. Firefighters were called to the scene around 7:45 a.m. DPS troopers also responded.
A Jeep Laredo and a green Chevy Suburban were involved in the wreck.... more »
January 19, 2014 10:55 PM
KINGSVILLE - A Valley college student is dead after a crash in Kingsville. Investigators said 20-year-old Jaqueline Olivares died just outside the campus of Texas A&M University.
Police said Olivares was passenger in a truck that crashed Saturday morning. According to police the vehicle veered off the road and... more »
January 13, 2014 10:38 PM
MISSION - A group of Sharyland ISD students were not hurt when a car slammed into their bus Monday afternoon.
The car rear ended the bus near Griffin Parkway and Shary Road in Mission.
A second bus was sent to the crash site to collect the students.
January 7, 2014 12:52 PM
MISSION - First responders are rushing to the scene of a three-vehicle accident in Mission. We're told the accident caused a rollover near Conway and Business 83.
At least one person is trapped inside a Ford Explorer. Crews are getting ready to rescue the driver right now. Drivers should... more »
January 1, 2014 4:40 PM
HARLINGEN - Harlingen police identified three people killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon. Miguel Angel Giron, 47, and David Giron, 14, were from California. Rafael Antonio Romero, 42, was from Georgia.
Information given to police by family members indicates all three victims were related. They were traveling to a... more »
December 31, 2013 7:30 PM
HARLINGEN - Investigators worked into the night Tuesday as they continued their probe into a deadly accident in the Harlingen-San Benito city line.
Police said a city of Harlingen dump truck loaded with trash crashed with a pick-up truck at FM 509 and Russell Lane. Two men and a... more »
December 26, 2013 7:51 PM
SANTA MARIA - An ambulance rollover on Thursday rattled the residents of a small Hidalgo County community.
Wet roads contributed to the rollover in Santa Maria, officials said.
Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said the driver lost control and hit an electric pole. Several people... more »
December 24, 2013 10:21 PM
WESLACO - A McAllen man is dead after a one-vehicle accident in Louisiana. The accident now is under investigation.
Investigators said the incident happened between Monday night and early Christmas Eve near a town called Hackberry.
The victim was identified as Belisario D. Rodriguez, 32.
Louisiana state... more »
December 24, 2013 11:28 AM
MISSION - The construction worker who fell to his death in Mission has been identified. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said the victim was 47-year-old Juan Jose Gonzalez of Alamo.
The accident happened yesterday at Mile 6 North and Shary Road. That's where the new Sharyland High School is... more »
December 24, 2013 11:23 AM
SOUTH OF SAN BENITO - DPS troopers are investigating an accident that sent one person to the hospital.
It happened around 7 a.m. on FM 732 in La Paloma, south of San Benito. A viewer sent us a photo from the scene. We're told the car hit a tree.... more »
December 19, 2013 8:07 PM
McALLEN - A Rio Grande Valley pastor injured in a head-on collision in Mexico is back on U.S. soil.
The Rev. Jeremy Valladares, 30, suffered severe injuries in a collision with an 18-wheeler in the Mexican state of Yucatan.
The community rallied around the pastor, and one generous... more »
December 12, 2013 8:57 AM
ELSA - Nine people are in the hospital following a major overnight accident. It happened in Elsa on FM 88 and Mile 15 1/2 North around 2:30 a.m.
The conditions of the people involved in the crash aren't known.
Officials on the scene told us an 18-wheeler heading... more »
December 11, 2013 8:55 AM
EDINBURG - An 18-wheeler accident caused power outages for some people in Edinburg.
Magic Valley spokesperson Luis Reyes said crews got a call about downed power lines around 2:40 a.m. The Edinburg Fire Department also responded to the scene on FM 2812 and the I-69C (formerly Highway 281) frontage... more »
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 »