Mauricio Julian Cuellar Jr., Alice Echo-News Journal
Two women were taken to the hospital and one was cited for failure to yield the right-of-way after a two-car accident at the intersection of County Road 133 and Highway 44 Monday afternoon.
Department of Public Safety Trooper II Jarrett Hardwick said a Toyota Corolla was travelling west on Hwy. 44 at about 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.
As the driver, Avelino Erevia, 65 of Kingsville, neared the intersection of CR 133, a Ford Ranger heading east on Hwy. 44 began to make a left-hand turn onto CR 133.
Esperanza Lopez, 18, of Alice failed to yield at the yield sign, the trooper said.
The Corolla struck her vehicle on her right side, ending up on the passenger side, skidding on the roadway.
The Corolla followed down the road, ending up in a ditch beside Hwy. 44.
Erevia's passenger, 78-year-old Luciana Reynosa, was taken to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Memorial by HALO-Flight withR unknown injuries.
Hardwick said Lopez received lacerations to the back of her head and was taken to CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice.