UPDATE: Car accident in south Laredo results in fatality

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
Two vehicles were involved in the accident.

The accident happened near Sierra Vista and Cuatro Vientos Road in south Laredo.

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - An accident in south Laredo has resulted in a fatality.

The accident happened near Sierra Vista and Cuatro Vientos Road in south Laredo. KGNS had a team onsite as police investigate what happened. There was one fatality, a 19-year-old woman.

A 2002 Ford Escort was traveling east on the 3300 block of Sierra Vista Blvd It approached the intersection with Cuatro Vientos Rd. The Escort was facing a stop sign located at the intersection. According to a witness to this crash, the Escort disregarded the stop sign and entered the intersection and was impacted on the left panel area by a 2008 Audi S8. The Audi was traveling south on the 5700 block of Cuatro Vientos Rd. prior to this crash.

After impact, both units traveled southeast and collided with a light pole. The Audi came to rest adjacent to the light pole. The Escort’s resting point was southeast from the light pole. The driver of the Escort was ejected from the vehicle and died as a result of this crash.

There was one fatality, a 19-year-old woman named Maria Isabel Rodriguez. She was transported to Laredo Medical Center and pronounced dead at 12:18pm. Her mother was soon notified of her death.


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