Aurelio Zapata-Camarillo Injured in Accident at US 87 in Bexar County, TX

February 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Aurelio Zapata-Camarillo
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 87, Victoria, Bexar County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Ford Ranger
US 87
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer and a Ford Ranger were involved in a collision

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 87 in Bexar County, TX on February 21st, 2023. Police are saying it happened around 7:30 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 27-year-old Killeen man was entering onto westbound US 87 when its trailer became disconnected from the truck. The trailer was blocking the westbound lanes as a result before it was struck by an approaching Ford Ranger operated by 80-year-old Aurelio Zapata-Camarillo. Zapata-Camarillo suffered serious injuries in the collision. The other driver was not injured.

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