John Cardenas Killed in Accident at FM 812 in Travis County, TX

December 16, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
John Cardenas
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

FM812, Del Valle, Travis County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet pickup Truck, Ford F-250
FM 812
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet pickup Truck and a Ford F-250 were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at FM 812 in Travis County, TX on December 16th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 7:46 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet pickup truck operated by 47-year-old John Cardenas was headed northbound on FM 973 before the collision. A Ford F-250 operated by 39-year-old David Rodriguez was headed southbound on FM 812. The Chevrolet pickup truck is alleged to have missed a stop sign, colliding with the Ford in the intersection. The collision left Cardenas with fatal injuries after the truck collided with a fence. Rodriguez is believed to have had injuries considered non-life-threatening. Additional information was not available.

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