Victoria, TX — Police said that one man was killed and three others were injured, including two children, after a wrong-way car accident along Loop 463 just outside Victoria. The accident happened on Monday night (September 16, 2013) and the deceased man was identified as 21-year old Jonathan Stithem.
Police said that Stithem was driving his Mazda north along Loop 463 at about 8:30 p.m. when he began driving in the southbound lanes for reasons unknown. His car then crashed into a Dodge Challenger, which injured a woman and two children inside.
Stithem was critically injured as well and according to the reports from the Victoria Advocate, he died at the scene. Further investigation was expected, but it wasn’t clear what caused Stithem to veer into oncoming traffic. The woman and two children were treated for serious injuries at a local hospital, but were in stable condition at last update.
Scene of the Accident