Yaneli Mendez Injured in Accident at State Hwy 72 in Dewitt County, TX

May 17, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Yaneli Mendez
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 72, Kenedy, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dodge Ram 2500, Chevrolet Camaro
State Hwy 72
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dodge Ram 2500 and a Chevrolet Camaro were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 72 in Dewitt County, TX on May 17th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 5:29 p.m. According to investigators, a Dodge Ram 2500 failed to control its speed and collided with the rear of a Chevrolet Camaro slowing to make a turn. Reports indicate the driver of the Camaro, identified as 45-year-old Yaneli Mendez, was seriously injured. A 67-year-old passenger had possible, unconfirmed injuries. The other driver was not publicly identified and allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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