Joel Salinas, Rosie Tamez Fatal Crash on FM 493 in Donna

Joel Salinas, Rosie Tamez Fatal Crash on FM 493 in Donna

Joel Salinas and Rosie Tamez ID’d as Driver and Child Killed in Donna Car Crash on FM 493

Joel Salinas

Joel Salinas, Rosie Tamez Fatal Crash on FM 493 in Donna


Donna, Texas (August 9, 2018) – The driver and child who were killed in a traffic crash which also seriously injured three other people on July 27 in Donna have been identified as Jose Angel Salinas of Donna and Rosie Tamez, 6, of Alamo, according to the police.
The fatal crash took place on Farm-to-Market Road 493.
According to the police, Salinas was driving his truck southbound on FM 493 when he lost control and crashed into two other northbound cars.
Salinas and Tamez died at the scene.
Tamez’s family, Ramon Tamez, 25, Yanette Villalobos, 25 and Liam Tamez, 2, sustained serious injuries in the crash and were taken to a hospital. Two of them are still recovering in the hospital.
It’s unclear if alcohol, drugs or speed were factors in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.

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