Teen Killed, 4 Injured in Car Accident on Ferguson Road in Hidalgo County, TX
Hidalgo County, TX — August 22, 2023, a teenager was killed and four people were injured following a car accident at around 2:22 a.m. on Ferguson Road.
According to officials, the crash took place in the area of the Ferguson Road and Val Verde Road intersection.
Officials said in their statements that four teenagers and a 22-year-old were in a Chevy Malibu going eastbound along Ferguson (Highway 495). The vehicle may have been racing when it ran off the side of the road into a ditch. There, the vehicle overturned.
Due to the crash, a 15-year-old boy in the Malibu sustained fatal injuries. Others in the vehicle had both incapacitating and non-incapacitating injuries.
Right now, authorities believe the alleged racing and alcohol contributed to the crash. Details about the other driver weren't confirmed, and charges may be pending still.