Alfonso Devante Hernandez Killed in Accident at I-20 in Balch Springs, TX

February 25, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Alfonso Devante Hernandez
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-20, Balch Springs, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Hyundai Elantra
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Hyundai Elantra were involved in a collision

What Happened

A pedestrian was killed in a multi-vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian at I-20 in Balch Springs, TX on September 25th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:53 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-tailer operated by a 28-year-old Shreveport man was headed eastbound. A Hyundai Elantra was reportedly disabled ahead as the truck approached. The truck collided with the Hyundai which pushed it into the 30-year-old Alfonso Devante Hernandez, who investigators believe was the driver of the Elantra. The impact caused Hernandez to fall into the road where he was struck by another vehicle that did not stop after the collision. Hernandez suffered fatal injuries in the crash and police continue to investigate.

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