Man killed in accident on Highway 359

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Laredo Police Department is releasing more details on the multiple vehicle accident that claimed the life of a man on Friday morning.

The accident happened on Highway 359 near the Laredo Flea Market and City landfill.

Police believe Esequiel Sanchez Mota, 36 ran a red light and crashed into a tractor-trailer.

When paramedics arrived, the Laredo Fire Department had to use the Jaws of Life to extract Mota from the vehicle.

Authorities say a total of three vehicles, including the trailer, were involved in the accident.

During the time of the accident, both east and west lanes were closed as police investigated the scene.