Three Killed, Several Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on U.S. 83 at Lomas del Sur Boulevard in Laredo
Laredo, TX. (November 18, 2021)- 30-year-old Valdemar Lorenzo-Rodriguez, 45-year-old Armando Lorenzo-Rodriguez and 62-year-old Alejandra Torres Flores were killed in a two-vehicle crash on November 13, 2021, in Laredo, Texas. The accident occurred just before 12:00 a.m. on U.S. 83 at Lomas del Sur Boulevard. Police reported that a DPS trooper attempted to pull over a northbound Nissan SUV for a traffic violation when the driver failed to stop. The Nissan driver continued to travel on U.S. 83 where they ran a red light and struck a westbound Dodge SUV. Valdemar and Armando, passengers in the Nissan, were pronounced dead at the scene. A third Nissan passenger was taken to the hospital for treatment. The driver of the Dodge was pronounced dead at the scene. Four Dodge passengers were transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries. The driver of the Nissan was arrested and charged with evading arrest, accident involving death and manslaughter. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Valdemar Lorenzo-Rodriguez, Armando Lorenzo-Rodriguez and Alejandra Torres Flores. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
In 2016, reports indicate that at least one person sustained injuries every two minutes after being involved in a car crash on Texas roads. The most common causes of vehicle collisions have remained the same over the years, which include distracted driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, and aggressive driving. All of these causes are a form of negligence and result in serious consequences, which include personal injury lawsuits, charges, prison time, and/or fines.
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