Texas

Jose Martinez, Noemi Jimenez Martinez, Joanna Martinez, Samantha Martinez Killed in Accident at US 57 near Eagle Pass, TX

Date
May 28, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Martinez, Noemi Jimenez Martinez, Joanna Martinez, Samantha Martinez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 57, Eagle Pass, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
FedEx Truck, Hyundai
Road/Highway
US 57
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

FedEx truck collided with a Hyundai head-on


What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating an incident that killed four people at US 57 near Eagle Pass, TX on May 28th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 8 p.m. According to investigators, an eastboun FedEx box truck is salvaged to have veered into oncoming traffic before colliding head-on with a Hyundai. Authorities say four occupants of the Hyundai, identified as 71-year-old Jose Martinez, 61-year-old Noemi Jimenez Martinez, 34-year-old Joanna Martinez,  and 25-year-old Samantha Martinez, were fatally injured. Authorities say a 10-year-old in the vehicle also suffered fatal injuries. The FedEx truck operator was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not available.

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