Multiple vehicle accident claims the life of one person

Published: Sep. 11, 2019 at 8:23 AM CDT
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A major vehicle accident on a busy Laredo road claims the life of one man.

The accident happened at around 8 a.m. on the northbound lane of Loop 20 near Lake Casa Blanca.

According to Laredo Police, an 18-wheeler that was heading southbound allegedly drove into the northbound lane and crashed into oncoming traffic.

A total of four vehicles were involved in the accident.

Joe Baeza with the Laredo Police Department says officers are still trying to investigate the cause of the accident.

At this time, authorities have not released the man’s identity.

According to the City of Laredo, Co-Interim City Manager Rosario Cabello was also involved in the accident and is currently being medically treated but is expected to make a full recovery.

“Rosario is a selfless leader of our community, dedicating herself to public service and the progress of our city,” said Co-Interim City Manager Robert A. Eads. “I speak on behalf of the entire City of Laredo family in sending her prayers and wishing her a speedy recovery as we also offer our prayers and condolences to the other injured parties.”

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