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  • Vehicle Fatally Hit Teen Exiting Bus

    February 25, 2014 8:21 AM

    LA JOYA - A La Joya ISD student struck by a car has died. DPS Sgt. Johnny Hernandez said 16-year-old Brenda Cuellar died last night at the McAllen Medical Center. Troopers are still investigating the accident. It happened yesterday, when Cuellar got off the school bus. The bus was... more »
  • Man Allegedly Drove into Parked Police Unit Play Video

    February 7, 2014 12:52 PM

    WESLACO - A man accused of crashing into a parked police unit is facing charges. Weslaco police said an officer made a traffic stop and parked on the side of the road. That officer then saw a vehicle ram into his parked unit. The officer reported he opened the... more »
  • Man Arrested, Admitted Leaving Accident Scene Play Video

    October 29, 2013 1:09 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A Brownsville man accused of leaving the scene of a car accident is behind bars. The 29-year-old told officer he left because he was scared. The accident happened yesterday on the frontage road near International Boulevard. He was found walking on a nearby street with a woman... more »
  • Car Nearly Goes Over Retaining Wall Play Video

    August 6, 2013 12:30 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A driver nearly went over a retaining wall on the expressway in Brownsville. It happened earlier today along the Morrison Road exit. The car sustained damage to the hood and side of the car from the impact. The driver and passenger managed to walk away from the... more »
  • 14-Year-Old Only Survivor of Brownsville Car Accident Play Video

    July 11, 2013 9:39 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - The lone survivor of a Brownsville car accident is recovering in the hospital. Five people, including three children, died after the vehicle they were in plunged into the water at the Port of Brownsville. The 14-year-old who survived is reportedly recovering at Valley Regional Medical Center. We're... more »
  • Valley Teen Killed In Fatal Accident

    September 2, 2012 11:19 PM

    MATHIS - Police say speed played a role in a fiery accident that killed three people including a Rio Grande Valley teen; 19-year-old Joanna Garcia of Weslaco died in the crash Friday night. Her friends and family gathered to pay their final respects. "She was just getting started.... more »
  • Crash Left Hundreds in McAllen without Power

    August 1, 2012 12:49 PM

    MCALLEN - A car accident in McAllen left more than 800 people without power for several hours. It happened around 2 a.m. Officers tell us the driver of a Chevy truck was heading down Savannah Road, when he lost control near the McAllen Medical Center and crashed into a... more »
  • Man Said Divine Intervention Helped Relatives in Car Accident

    July 20, 2012 10:37 PM

    WESLACO - A man said divine intervention helped his stepdaughter and her young daughter avoid serious injury in a car accident. It happened in Weslaco, near the intersection of Mile 6 1/2 and Cardinal, just after 6 p.m. DPS troopers at the scene said the driver of a silver... more »
  • Man Jumps into Resaca to Avoid Arrest

    July 19, 2012 5:16 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A Brownsville man already in trouble with the law could end up with a bill from the city. A judge arraigned 22-year-old Gabriel Zamora Martinez for evading arrest. Police say Zamora was involved in a car accident and then ran and jumped into the resaca near Bonham... more »
  • Teenager Dies in Car Crash

    July 9, 2012 12:16 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Police are investigating an accident that left one teenager dead and two other people injured Sunday. Officials said the driver of a car lost control at the intersection of Boca Chica Blvd. and Central Avenue and hit a van head-on. The crash killed 17-year-old Diane Reyes. She... more »
  • Identities Released in Fatal Accident

    June 30, 2012 9:28 AM

    DONNA - The identities of two people killed in a car accident last night have been released. DPS Trooper Johnny Hernandez tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS 22-year-old Cesar Alejandro Bocanegra and 23-year-old Patsy Jasmin Razon died in the crash. The accident happened just after 7 p.m. yesterday on Val... more »
  • Infant Severely Injured in Weslaco Wreck

    June 17, 2012 10:18 AM

    NORTH OF WESLACO - A 2-week-old boy was severely injured and eight people are hurt following a car accident. The crash happened late Saturday night on FM 2812 and FM 88. DPS spokesperson Johnny Hernandez tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the driver of the van reportedly failed to yield... more »
  • Multi-Vehicle Accident in Mission

    May 18, 2012 5:35 PM

    MISSION - Six vehicles were involved in an accident in Mission. It happened near the intersection of Moorefield Road and Expressway 83. At least one vehicle was removed from the scene on a wrecker. CHANNEL 5 NEWS is working to get the very latest details. more »
  • Storms Adds to Concerns of Family with Damaged Home

    May 11, 2012 12:46 PM

    HARLINGEN - A Harlingen family hopes the overnight storms didn't do any more damage to their home. A car hit their house on Ann Arbor Street last Saturday. We're told a 21-year-old woman lost control and plowed through the front of the home, taking out two walls. The Martinez... more »
  • 3 Recovering After Flea Market Accident

    May 9, 2012 4:32 PM

    DONNA - Three people are recovering in the hospital, after an accident at a flea market in Donna. It happened at around 9 a.m. Donna officers say a driver was backing up, when she hit one of the flea market stands. Three people were injured. Police arrived and... more »
  • Major Brownsville Road Back Open

    April 24, 2012 12:44 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - FM 803 in Brownsville is back open. The road was closed at FM 511 for nearly two hours. Authorities were forced to shut down the major road, after a truck driver lost control of his vehicle and hit an electrical pole. The driver walked away with minor... more »
  • Brownsville Student Killed In Car Accident In Mexico

    March 26, 2012 6:47 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Friends and family are still trying to find out the details of a car accident in Matamoros that left a Brownsville High School football player dead. Juvie Torres was a star athlete at rivera high school. Today many of his classmates found out about his death. Grief... more »
  • Victim of Fatal Accident in Pharr Identified

    March 22, 2012 12:46 PM

    SAN JUAN - Pharr police identified the victim of yesterday's fatal accident. He's 25-year old Rene Rios Jr. of San Juan. Investigators are waiting on autopsy results to figure out what caused him to swerve into oncoming traffic. Police are trying to determine if he had a medical condition.... more »
  • Brownsville Homes Fixed After Car Accident

    March 14, 2012 5:41 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Two Brownsville families have finally finished repairs after a driver crashed his car into their homes. Lolly Conejo and her neighbor were home last December when a man had a seizure and hit their homes. The crash left a big mess inside the houses. Nobody was injured.... more »
  • Troopers Looking for Hit-and-Run Driver in Causeway Crash

    March 5, 2012 8:02 AM

    PORT ISABEL - A car accident caused a major traffic jam on the Queen Isabella Causeway yesterday. South Padre Island police tell us the backup was caused by a multi-car accident on the westbound lane. DPS troopers are now on the lookout for the hit-and-run driver involved. Two... more »

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