Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : December 22, 2021

Mercedes, TX –Irma Cerda Killed In Crash On FM 491

Mercedes, TX (March 25, 2019) – On Saturday, March 23, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a crash along FM 491 just after 8:41 p.m.

According to police, a Nissan Sentra, driven by Irma Cerda, was traveling southbound along FM 491 when it drifted into the northbound lane and collided with a red Dodge Ram. Cerda was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. The driver of the dodge was transported to McAllen Medical Center for treatment to injuries.

No further information has been released regarding this incident.

Our deepest condolences go out to the Cerda family as they deal with this tragic loss. Our thoughts are with the injured driver of the Dodge Ram and his or her family.  We pray for a full recovery.

Fatal Car Accidents In Texas

Mercedes, TX –Irma Cerda Killed In Crash On FM 491Texas accident statistics show that 3,721 individuals lost their lives in fatal car accidents during 2017. Even though this amount decreased by 1.92% from 2016, far too many individuals continue to lose their lives on roads across our state.

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