Joanna Cardenas Killed in Car Accident in Brownsville, TX
Brownsville, TX -- May 20, 2022, Joanna Cardenas was killed due to an accident where a vehicle struck Cardenas, then left the scene.
Investigators reported that the crash took place at around 9:30 p.m. along Boca Chica Boulevard near US 77.
Officials said that 41-year-old Joanna Cardenas was walking southbound across Boca Chica at the time. Police say a 2000 white Chevy or GMC SUV hit Cardenas. That vehicle continued to drive and left the scene.
Cardenas sustained fatal injuries in the collision. Right now, investigations are ongoing.
Commentary on Joanna Cardenas Car Accident in Brownsville
It's just infuriating to see someone left behind like they don't mean anything. Finding this driver is clearly a high priority, and one of the best steps is simply keeping these details in the public eye as much as possible. Many times, these situations see a resolution when someone connects the dots and comes forward to identify the driver. Whether it's a family member, friend, co-worker, neighbor, or some vigilant local, someone is bound to do the right thing and ensure there is some accountability for what happened here. Authorities can then take the steps to find out why that driver left the scene so the victim's loved ones have every opportunity to get the resolution they deserve.