Gabino Lugo Injured in Accident at FM 492 in Hidalgo County, TX

May 30, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Gabino Lugo
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

N Farm to Market 492, Mission, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Freestar, Mercury Marquis
FM 492
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Freestar and Mercury Marquis were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured one person involved at FM 492 in Hidalgo County, TX on May 30th, 2023. Police are saying it happened around 9:21 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Freestar operated by a 34-year-old driver was stopped at a stop sign prior to allegedly failing to yield and pulling into the intersection with South County Loop. The vehicle collided with a northbound Mercury Marquis operated by 41-year-old Gabino Lugo. Officials say Lugo suffered suspected serious injuries while his 30-year-old passenger, Miguel Escobedo, was evaluated for possible injuries. The Ford operator was uninjured, according to police, who recommended and/or issued Driving While Intoxicated and Failure to Yield charges against the driver.

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