DUVAL COUNTY - A two-vehicle accident Friday five miles west of Hebbronville on Highway 359 claimed the lives of three elderly individuals from Kingsville, according to Department of Public Safety Trooper Sgt. Nathan Brandley.

According to Brandley, a white 2003 Ford F150, driven by a 28-year-old Fei Lin was traveling east on Highway 359 when he, for unknown reasons, veered onto the west bound lane hitting a red 2017 Chevy passenger car head on. The red car was occupied by a the driver 67-year-old Margarita Gutierrez Resendez, 53-year-old Victoria Espinoza Liguez and Ramon Espinoza Jr.

The three occupants of the red car were pronounced dead at scene.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

DPS is still investigating the case.