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Weekend Wrecks Leave 1 Woman Dead & 1 Man Seriously Injured

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Karis Rozof4 years ago

Sunday Morning Car Crash Leaves One Woman Dead and an 18-Year Old Arrested

CORPUS CHRISTI – Early Sunday morning (April 21, 2013) a woman died as a result of a car crash at the intersection of Interstate 37 and Port Avenue.

“An 18-year old man has been arrested on unspecified charges.” – Lt. John Hooper

According to Hooper, a Ford Focus was driving east on Port Avenue when it was struck by a Dodge truck going south on I-37. said the passenger of the Ford was pronounced dead at the scene, and that her name is still being withheld until her relatives have been notified.

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured After Getting Wedged Under Pickup

CORPUS CHRISTI – On Friday night (April 19, 2013) around 6 p.m. police responded to a motorcyclist, 54, who was struck and wedged under a pickup truck off Ocean Drive and Ayers Street. After medics preformed CPR he was taken to the trauma center at Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial, officials said.

“The motorcycle ended up wedged underneath the vehicle,” Gutierrez said. “The driver of the motorcycle was not wearing a helmet and when medics arrived they started giving the motorcyclist CPR here at the scene.” – Capt. Mark Gutierrez reported the pickup colliding with the motorcycle when it began to turn left on Ayers after heading north on Ocean Drive. The motorcyclist was travelling south on Ocean. 

The driver of the truck, 53, was not injured, police said.

“At this point it is undetermined who is at fault,” Gutierrez said. Although investigations continue, drugs or alcohol are not suspected as contributing to the crash and no citations have been issued. The driver’s names have not been released.

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