Natalia—Train Collision Kills Devine Man on State Highway 132
Posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 3:23 am
The Natalia Police Department is still looking into a train crash that took place on State Highway 132 last Thursday.
At around 5:00 p.m., police officers responded to the intersection of Corto Street and State Highway 132. According to initial reports, a train collided with a stalled truck. When the driver stepped out of the vehicle, he was then struck by a train while attempting to escape its path.
The man died on the impact. He was later identified as Celestino Cadena, a 64-year-old resident of Devine.
No other injuries were reported at this time.
The Union Pacific is assisting Natalia police officers with the investigation.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.
Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.