Texas

Josiah Maldonado Injured in Accident at FM 485 in Bell County, TX

Date
April 24, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Josiah Maldonado
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

FM485, Burlington, Bell County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Versa
Road/Highway
FM 485
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries (1), non-life-threatening injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Nissan Versa were involved in a crash


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured two people at FM 485 in Bell County, TX on April 24th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 2:15 p.m. According to investigators, a Jeep Grand Cherokee was southbound before allegedly attempting to pass a mobile home. In the process, the vehicle is said to have caused a Nissan Versa in an adjacent lane to perform an evasive maneuver before both vehicles collided head-on. The collision left the driver of the Nissan, identified as 20-year-old Josiah Maldonado, was seriously injured, reports say. A passenger in the vehicle, age 26, had less serious injuries, reports say. Additional information was not available.

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