Riviera, TX – One Dead & Five Injured In Crash On US 77
Riviera, TX (May 30, 2019) – Just after 3 p.m. on May 28, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 77 near State Highway 285.
According to reports, a Chevrolet Suburban was traveling north along Highway 77 when it crossed into the southbound lanes. Upon crossing the center median, the Suburban collided head-on with a semi-truck.
The impact of the collision resulted in serious injuries to three people inside the SUV. The driver and a 10-year-old boy were transported to Corpus Christi Spohn Shoreline. The injured female passenger, and a 9-year-old girl, were transported to Christus Spohn in Kingsville as well as the driver of the semi-truck.
A 15-month-old boy, who was identified as Ezekial Castro, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Ezekial Castro. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions In Texas
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