Corpus Christi – Elderly Man Died in Fatal Head-on Collision on CR 44
Posted on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 1:41 am
A 60-year-old man was pronounced dead after a two-car crash on County Road 44, northwest of Robstown, last Saturday morning.
According to DPS Troopers, the incident occurred just after 10:00 a.m. along the westbound lanes of CR 44. A vehicle was seen heading west when it veered to the left and collided with a white van. Police said that the vehicle attempted to pass a brown truck, only to hit the van. The driver of the car sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead by emergency crews who responded to the scene. He was identified as 60-year-old Juan Galvan from Corpus Christi.
Meanwhile, a female driver of the truck was rushed to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital via HALO-flight with injuries. Her condition was not immediately released.
The crash remains under investigation.
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