Car accident claims one life, two more sent to local hospital

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WESLACO, Texas – A two vehicle accident in Weslaco claiming the life of one man and sending two others to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police say they responded to a major vehicle accident just after noon at the intersection of Garza and Business 83. Authorities say when they arrived they found a male in his 50’s dead in one of the vehicles and two others, one male and one female, with serious injuries.

Chief Joel Rivera, Weslaco Police Department, “Those two that have sustained the serious injuries have been transported to the hospital for treatment. I have not gotten an update on their status as of yet. The fatality we’ve identified him but we are still pending a notification of the next of kin.”

Weslaco Police say the accident remains under investigation.

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