LOS FRESNOS, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a three-vehicle fatality that occurred Tuesday on FM 803 and FM 510.
According to a preliminary investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety at about 5:10 p.m. a green and gold-colored 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 was traveling southbound on FM 803, approaching a four-way stop intersection.
At the same time, a gray 2004 Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound on FM 510 at a four-way stop intersection.
Sgt. Maria Montalvo with DPS said the driver of the Dodge was traveling at a high rate of speed and did not stop at the four-way intersection. The Dodge collided with the Toyota and a black 2022 Hyundai Kona.
Mauricia Cruz-Rodriguez, 97, and Blanca Mauricia Zamorano, 62, both residents of Los Fresnos and passengers of the Toyota, died from their injuries at the scene.
Rogelio Campos Leal, 66, a resident of Los Fresnos, was the driver of the Dodge and was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal negligence homicide. Campos was transported to the Cameron County Jail.