5 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on East Monte Cristo Road in Edinburg

5 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on East Monte Cristo Road in Edinburg

Five Injured in Edinburg Three-Vehicle Crash on East Monte Cristo Road

Edinburg, Texas (May 25, 2021) – Five people were injured in a wrong-way crash Saturday morning in Edinburg, according to the police.

The crash happened around 7:00 a.m., May 22, in the 2800 block of East Monte Cristo Road.

Police said a 17-year-old was driving a Ford Fusion westbound in the eastbound lanes when they crashed head-on into a Ford F-150 pickup truck.

The Fusion then crashed into a Dodge Caravan, causing the Caravan to crash into a nearby fence.

The Fusion driver was taken to DHR in critical condition. Three people in the pickup truck were taken to McAllen Medical for treatment.

The Caravan driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; texting and driving; speeding; fatigue; failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive; running a red light; and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.

To speak with an attorney, Click to call: 281-943-5555.

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