Charges Pending for Driver Involved in Fatal Accident

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WESLACO – Charges against a driver involved in a fatal multi-vehicle accident in Weslaco are pending.

The accident happened Thursday after a vehicle crashed into another car stopped along the shoulder of the interstate following a previous minor accident.

The woman hit and killed was identified as 42-year-old Priscilla Ann Jimenez-Trejo. She died at the scene.

Her 11-year-old son was also hit. He suffered a skull fracture and remains in ICU at McAllen Medical Center.

The driver who hit them is identified as a 36-year-old man from Weslaco.

Weslaco Police Sgt. Bernie Garza said early reports show that the driver was reaching down for a soft drink prior to hitting Jimenez’s car.

He remains in the hospital. 


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