Luz Aurora Casado, Ma Casados Zavala Killed in Accident at South Jackson Rd in Edinburg, TX

July 24, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Luz Aurora Casado, Ma Casados Zavala
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

S Jackson Rd, Edinburg, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Edinburg Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
South Jackson Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Two vehicles collided head-on

What Happened

Edinburg Police are investigating a crash that killed three people at South Jackson Rd in Edinburg, TX on July 24th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9:14 p.m. Officials believe two vehicles collided head-on under unclear circumstances. Initial investigation suggests a truck veering into a lane occupied by a minivan, the two vehicles colliding as a result. The minivan operator, 50-year-old Luz Aurora Casado, died at the scene. Two other passengers, including 68-year-old Ma Casados Zavala and a 1-year-old child, were also killed. A 10-year-old passenger was hospitalized in critical condition. The truck operator, identified as 46-year-old Sheng Li Jiang, was hospitalized with serious injuries and, according to officials, faces potential charges.

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