WESLACO, Texas – The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred today at about 9:10 a.m. on F.M. 106 west of Centerline Road in Rio Hondo.
A Green Kenworth tractor trailer, occupied by one male driver, was traveling westbound on F.M. 106. A Red Chevrolet Sonic passenger car, occupied by one female passenger and male driver only, was traveling eastbound on F.M. 106. Driver of the Chevrolet veered onto the westbound lane and collided with the Kenworth.
Driver of the Chevrolet was transported to Valley Baptist in Harlingen. The female passenger identified as 75-year-old Teresa Arenas Vasquez of San Benito sustained major injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Driver of the Kenworth did not sustain injuries. DPS Troopers are on scene further investigating this fatal crash.