Corpus Christi, TX – Driver In I-37 Crash Succumbs To Injuries
Corpus Christi, TX (April 8, 2019) – On Saturday, just after 10 p.m. Corpus Christi Police responded to the scene of a collision in the 8800 block of Northbound I-37.
According to police, a 50-year-old man was traveling north along I-37 when he was struck head-on by a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Grayson Salas.
The 50-year-old man was taken to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital in serious condition. Corpus Christi stated on Monday, April 8, that the man succumbed to his injuries. Salas has since been arrested for intoxication assault and possession of a controlled substance.
Our sincerest sympathies go out to the family of the man who lost his life in this horrific incident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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