Marissa Vargas Killed in San Antonio, TX, 18-wheeler Accident
San Antonio, TX -- May 1, 2017, Marissa Vargas was killed as the result of an accident where her vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler along I-35.
Authorities from the San Antonio Police Department indicate that the incident occurred at around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of the I-35 service Road and Rittiman Road.
According to preliminary details released by investigators, an 18-wheeler was traveling along the service road and had to slow down due to traffic. As it did so, 23-year-old Vargas's SUV crashed with a pickup that was exiting off the interstate. This caused the vehicle to lose control and crash into the back of the 18-wheeler.
The crash was severe enough that Vargas's vehicle went underneath the trailer, killing her at the scene. No other injuries were reported.
At this time, no particular factors have been reported by police. Their investigations continue.
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