Keene, TX – 2 Killed in N Old Betsy Rd (FM 2280) Crash ID’d
Keene, TX (December 5, 2019) – On Friday, November 29, authorities responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Farm to Market Road 2280.
According to reports, just before 9:30 p.m., 21-year-old Ramiro Davila was traveling south along FM 2280 in a white Chevrolet Silverado while a Ford Expedition, occupied by 35-year-old Ampara Juarez and 50-year-old Sixto Martinez was traveling north along the same road.
For whatever reason, Davila attempted to pass the vehicle in a no-passing zone, entering into the northbound lane. As Davila crossed over, his vehicle struck the Ford head-on.
Juarez and Martinez both incurred fatal injuries and were declared deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Ford, who was identified as 39-year-old Roberto Martinez incurred serious injuries and was rushed to Parkland Memorial Hospital. Four other occupants of the ford were also injured. These individuals were identified as 45-year-old Maria Guadalupe Martinez, 19-year-old Maria Martinez, and a 15-year-old and 3-year old female.
One passenger inside the Silverado, who was identified as 44-year-old Leonardo Hernandez, was seriously injured and rushed to John Peter Smith Hospital for treatment.
Davila fled the scene of the accident.
At this time, the Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
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