Orlando Morales Jr Killed; Pedro Gonzalez Injured in Accident at Saunders St in Laredo, TX

December 18, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Orlando Morales Jr, Pedro Gonzalez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

East Saunders Street, Laredo, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Mercury Milan
Saunders St
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mercuty Milan collided with a light pol at an intersection

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a person at Saunders St in Laredo, TX pm December 18th, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 4 a.m. According to investigators, a Mercury Milan operated by 24-year-old Ronaldo Morales Jr was going eastbound before losing control for unclear reasons. This caused the vehicle to collide with a traffic signal pole, leaving Morales with fatal injuries. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as 19-year-old Pedro Gonzalez, was seriously injured. A second passenger had less serious injuries, according to police. Additional information was not provided.

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