Man Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash on S International Boulevard in Weslaco

Man Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash on S International Boulevard in Weslaco

47-Year-Old Man Killed in Weslaco Crash on S International Boulevard; Clayton Neuhaus Arrested

Weslaco, Texas (October 1, 2022) – A man was killed and another man was arrested following a two-car crash in Weslaco on Thursday night, according to the Weslaco Police Department.

The deadly crash happened at around 11:26 p.m. Thursday, September 29, in the 1300 block of S. International Boulevard.

Weslaco police said a red Ford Focus, driven by a 47-year-old man, was exiting the parking lot of Frankie Flav’s and was attempting to turn northbound onto International Boulevard when it was hit by a white Ford F150 Raptor, driven by Clayton Wayne Neuhaus, 25.

The white Ford F150 Raptor continued to travel southbound and stopped after hitting a second object.

The driver of the red Ford Focus was declared dead at the scene. His name has not been disclosed pending notification of next of kin.

Neuhaus was arrested on a charge of intoxication manslaughter, a second-degree felony. His bail was set at $75,000.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision is urged to call the Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-TIPS (8477).

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, 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 under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
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3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.