Rosanto Villarreal Injured in Accident at US 57 in Zavala County, TX

July 23, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Rosanto Villarreal
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 57, Pearsall, Zavala County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
International LT625 Tractor-trailer, Lincoln Aviator
US 57
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

International LT625 Tractor-trailer and a Lincoln Aviator were involved in a crash

What Happened

Are authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at US 57 in Zavala County, TX on July 23rd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:07 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by a 42-year-old man who was not publicly identified was westbound at the time of the crash. Police believe a gust a wind may have caused the truck to lose control, leading to the vehicle veering onto the opposite direction lane. The truck was sitting across travel lanes as a Lincoln Aviator operated by 58-year-old Rosanto Villarreal approached. The vehicles ended up colliding, leaving both Villarreal and a 57-year-old passenger with suspected serious injuries. The truck operator was not injured, according to investigators. Additional information was not immediately available.

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