Man killed in Weslaco crash, police say

Man killed in Weslaco crash, police say
1 month 6 hours 43 minutes ago Thursday, May 23 2024 May 23, 2024 May 23, 2024 4:20 PM May 23, 2024 in News - Local
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A man died following a Thursday morning crash, according to the Weslaco Police Department.

The man was pronounced dead at the hospital, and the release of his identity is pending notification of next of kin, a news release stated.

Weslaco police officers responded to a single-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of the 500 block of West Frontage Road Thursday at around 9 a.m. 

According to the news release, a preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle, occupied by an unidentified male driver, was traveling eastbound on the expressway when it crashed into a water retention barrier and ended up on the frontage road.

Responding officers removed the driver from the vehicle and started to perform life-saving measures on him before he was transported to the hospital, the release added. 

A road closure was in effect for a few hours in the area as police worked to clear the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, police added.

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