Jose Salazar Carranza Injured in Accident at FM 3338 in Webb County, TX

February 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Salazar Carranza
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Farm to Market Road 3338, Laredo, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Mazda Van, Tractor-trailer
FM 3338
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mazda Van and a Tractor-trailer were involved in a crash

What Happened

A crash between a van and tractor-trailer left one driver seriously injured at FM 3338 in Webb County, TX on February 14th, 2023. Officers place the accident happening around 10:10 p.m. According to investigators, a Mazda van operated by 63-year-old Jose Salazar Carranza was headed northbound on FM 3338. At the same time, a tractor-trailer operated by 36-year-old Eduardo Salazar was turning left from a southbound lane onto a private road. Police allege the truck failed to yield to the van in the turn, leading to a collision between the two. The crash is said to have left Carranza with serious injuries while Salazar was not injured, according to authorities. Officers recommended a charge of Failure to Yield Row against Salazar.

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