Jair Ramirez Rodriguez Killed in Accident at Loop 12 in Irving, TX

September 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jair Ramirez Rodriguez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Highway 12 Loop, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Volkswagen Jetta, Toyota Tacoma, Honda Pilot
Loop 12
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Volkswagen Jetta, Toyota Tacoma and a Honda Pilot were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at Loop 12 in Irving, TX on September 17th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2:32 a.m. According to investigators, a Volkswagen Jetta was southbound on Loop 12 in a far right lane before it allegedly ran out of fuel. The vehicle was sat disabled in a right lane of traffic while two of its occupants left the vehicle to obtain fuel. Officials say a third occupant remained at the scene and was standing neat the vehicle as an approaching Toyota Tacoma collided with the individual near the vehicle and the vehicle, causing the vehicle to strike a Honda Pilot. Following the collision, police allege the driver of the Toyota and a passenger fled the scene on-foot. The pedestrian who was struck, identified as 29-year-old Jair Ramirez Rodriguez, was taken to an area hospital with injuries that he later died from. Additional information was not available.

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