Zita Maldonado Injured in Pedestrian Accident at Tyler St in Amarillo, TX

January 4, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Zita Maldonado
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

South Tyler Street, Amarillo, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Mustang, Ford Focus
Tyler St
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Mustang and Ford Focus were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a collision that injured a pedestrian at Tyler St in Amarillo, TX on January 4th, 2023. Officials say it happened around 6:52 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Mustang operated by an unnamed 49-year-old Amarillo man was headed northbound on Tyler at the time. The vehicle collided with a vehicle that was legally parked as its driver was exiting the vehicle. The driver, identified as 56-year-old Zita Maldonado, was struck in the collision, suffering injuries believed to be serious. Following the collision, the Amarillo man is said to have fled the scene on foot and faces a Failure to Stop and Render Aid charge.

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