Robstown Woman Killed in Two-Car Crash


A crash six miles outside of Robstown, Texas left a woman dead early Wednesday evening.

Details of the Fatal Robstown Car Accident

KIII-TV reports 42-year-old Maria Socorro Lopez of Robstown was killed in a two-car crash at the intersection of FM 24 and County Road 44.

Police say the crash occurred around 5:49 pm when a Chevy Malibu with three people in it failed to yield the right of way to a Ford F-150 which was also carrying three people. The truck hit the Chevy’s driver side door.

Lopez was rushed to CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline Hospital where she later died. The front side passenger of the Malibu was transported to Northwest Hospital in Calallen and the back left passenger was also taken to CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline Hospital.

The occupants of the F-150 were treated at the scene and released.

Facts and Statistics About Intersection Accidents

  • The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) reports roughly 2.5 million intersection accidents every year. Most of the crashes involve vehicles making left turns.
  • Crashes at intersections account for roughly 40 percent of all traffic accidents.
  • Intersection crashes are the second most common category of traffic accidents behind rear-end collisions.
  • 50 percent of all serious crashes and 20 percent of fatal crashes occur at intersections.
  • Every year, red-light runners cause about 165,000 crashes and 700-800 deaths.

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