Javier Esparza Killed in Accident at Socorro Rd in Socorro, TX

March 26, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Javier Esparza
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Socorro Rd, Socorro, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
BMW 350, Mitsubishi Mirage
Socorro Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

BMW 350 and Mitsubishi Mirage were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Socorro Rd in Socorro, TX on March 26th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6:58 p.m. According to investigators, a BMW 330 operated by a 29-year-old San Elizario man is accused of colliding with the rear of a Mitsubishi Mirage operated by 54-year-old Javier Esparza. The collision left Esparza and a 28-year-old passenger seriously injured. Both were taken to an area hospital were Esparza later died from his injuries. The San Elizario man was not injured, according to police, and authorities recommended an Intoxication Manslaughter charge.

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