Andrew Ortega Injured in Accident at Pendale Rd in El Paso, TX

May 1, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Andrew Ortega
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Pendale Rd, El Paso, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Transit Van, Dodge Challenger
Pendale Rd
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Transit Van and a Dodge Challenger were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at Pendale Rd in El Paso, TX on May 1st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:31 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Transit van operated by a 28-year-old El Paso man was involved in a collision with a Dodge Challenger. Police allege the van was attempting to make a u-turn at the time. The driver of the Dodge, identified as 22-year-old Andrew Ortega, suffered serious injuries in the crash. The other driver was not injured and cited for Wide Left Turn Causing Accident.

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