• October 05, 2022

Worker Injured in Gas Explosion Accident at El Rinkon Natural y Mas in Weslaco, TX

Weslaco, TX -- October 3, 2022, a worker was injured after an accident where a gas leak ignited at the El Rinkon Natural y Mas restaurant.

The incident occurred in the early hours of Monday at El Rinkon Natural y Mas, located off the corner of Railroad Street and Palm Street.

It appears a woman arrived at the restaurant to open it. For reasons unclear, a gas explosion occurred, injuring the woman. She was flown to a hospital in San Antonio for treatment.

Right now, additional details are unavailable.

Commentary on Restaurant Gas Explosion Accident in Weslaco

Worker Injured in Gas Explosion Accident at Restaurant in Weslaco, TX

There are many reasons something like this can happen, but folks tend to just assume someone working at the business did something wrong. That may be what happened here, but what about other issues? Was a gas appliance recently installed? Were there any recent inspections which failed to catch a serious issue? Have other incidents happened at this business? Was the gas leak due to mistakes from the energy company? Getting the injured woman the help she needs means getting clear answers as soon as possible.


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