Texas

Jose Refugio Ramirez Oviedo Killed in Accident at US 281 in San Juan, TX

Date
January 31, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Refugio Ramirez Oviedo
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

U.S. 281, San Juan, TX, USA

Additional Information

Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet Uplander, Tractor-Trailer
Road/Highway
US 281
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Uplander and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at US 281 in San Juan, TX on January 31st, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:03 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Uplander was southbound on FM 2557, approaching the US 281 intersection. Reports allege the Chevrolet may have failed to yield at the stop sign before performing a left turn into the path of an approaching tractor-trailer. The two vehicles collided, reports say, fatally injuring the driver of the Chevrolet. The driver was later identified as 60-year-old Jose Refugio Ramirez Oviedo. The other driver, who was not publicly identified, had possible injuries, according to reports. Additional information was not available.

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