Texas

Alexander Ortiz Killed in Accident at I-10 East in El Paso, TX

Date
December 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Alexander Ortiz
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

I-10, East El Paso, Baytown, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
El Paso Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenge Car, Semi-Truck
Road/Highway
I-10 East
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Passenger car collided with the rear of a semi-truck


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at I-10 East in El Paso, TX on December 17th, 2023. Police say the incident occurred when a passenger vehicle, allegedly operated by Martin Medina Jr, collided with the rear of a parked semi-truck. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as Alexander Ortiz, was ejected from the vehicle in the crash, suffering fatal injuries. Reports allege Medina may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. Additional information was not immediately available.

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