Ramon Arriaga Killed in Pedestrian Accident in Weslaco, TX
Weslaco, TX -- May 8, 2022, Ramon Arriaga was killed after an accident where a vehicle hit Arriaga along the roadway, then left the scene.
Authorities reported that the crash took place at around 11:23 p.m. along Mile 4 1/2 Road near Mile 11 N. Road.
According to officials, 69-year-old Ramon Arriaga was walking along Mile 4 1/2 Road. Somehow, a vehicle hit Arriaga, then left the scene. As a result, Arriaga sustained fatal injuries.
Authorities have not yet released details about the vehicle involved in the accident. No further information is available at this time.
Commentary on Ramon Arriaga Pedestrian Accident in Weslaco
It's just infuriating to see someone lose their life because someone couldn't bother to stay at the scene and take responsibility. Those minutes could have been the ones that saved this man's life. Now, the community has to stay vigilant for any information that can lead authorities to identifying the runaway driver. Oftentimes, those investigations reveal that driver had something to hide, such as warrants or drunk driving. Simply keeping the details in the public eye can be a vital step, so hopefully as many people as possible see the reports until they reach someone who can help get justice for this man's family.