• November 14, 2023

Mary Capistran, 2 Injured in Truck Accident in Refugio, TX

Refugio, TX — October 24, 2023, Mary Capistran and two others were injured in a truck accident just before 6 p.m. along Alamo Street.

According to reports, 84-year-old Mary Capistran and an 86-year-old man—whose identity has not yet been confirmed—were traveling in a westbound Chevy Malibu on Santiago Street approaching the Alamo Street intersection when the accident occurred.

Mary Capistran, 2 Injured in Truck Accident in Refugio, TX

For unknown reasons, the Malibu failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection, resulting in a collision with an 18-wheeler which had been northbound on Alamo Street. Both Capistran and the 86-year-old driver of the Malibu reportedly sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash. The 57-year-old man in the 18-wheeler also possibly sustained injuries. All three were transported to local medical facilities by emergency medical services for treatment.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation by local authorities. The weather and road conditions in the area at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry. There is no additional information currently available.

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