• October 30, 2023

Child Killed, Hector Arteaga, Leticia Arteaga Injured in Car Accident in Ennis, TX

Ellis County, TX — October 15, 2023, a child was killed and Hector Arteaga and Leticia Arteaga were injured due to a car accident at 1:50 a.m. on Interstate 45.

Preliminary information about the deadly crash says that it took place along northbound lanes of the interstate near the U.S. Highway 287 split.

Child Killed, Hector Arteaga, Leticia Arteaga Injured in Car Accident in Ennis, TX

According to currently available details, 55-year-old Hector Arteaga, 45-year-old Hector Arteaga, and two children were in a Nissan Frontier going along I-45. A Chevy Silverado apparently going at an unsafe speed crashed into the Nissan from behind, causing the Nissan to careen off the side of the interstate.

As a result of the accident, a 12-year-old in the Nissan sustained fatal injuries. Hector and Leticia Arteaga both had incapacitating injuries while another 12-year-old in the Nissan had apparently non-incapacitating injuries. There were no other reported injuries.

Authorities allege that the Chevy driver drove away from the scene, but he later crashed and was arrested. There were charges recommended for Failure to Stop and Render Aid, and details suggest the driver was drinking prior to the crash. Official charges are unclear at this time.

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