Gala Melendez Killed in Accident at I-10 in El Paso, TX

May 20, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Gala Melendez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-10, El Paso, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
El Paso Police
Vehicles Involved
Nissan Altima
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Nissan Altima collided with a center median

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at I-10 in May 26th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 12:39 a.m. According to investigators, a Nissan Altima was headed eastbound on I-10 prior to leaving the roadway for unclear reasons. The vehicle is said to have collided with a center median before coming to rest. Authorities say the driver, identified as 51-year-old Gala Melendez, was fatally injured. Additional information was not immediately available.

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