Javier Rodriguez Dies in Fatal Wrong-Way Accident on Illinois Avenue in Dallas
DALLAS, TX (October 30, 2022) – Police identified 16-year-old Javier Rodriguez as the victim who died in a wrong-way accident on Illinois Avenue on October 25.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened at approximately 11:55 PM.
Based on a report, Rodriguez – a student at Trinidad Garza Early College High School – was driving eastbound on the road at the time of the crash. At the same time, an SUV driven by 22-year-old Pedro Garcia-Cleto was in the westbound lanes.
Due to unknown reasons, Garcia-Cleto crossed over the center median and hit the vehicle of Rodriguez.
As a result, Rodriguez died in the incident.
Dallas police said Garcia-Cleto was intoxicated at the time of the crash. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
As of now, there are no further updates immediately available.
Our sincerest sympathies go to the family and loved ones of Javier Rodriguez.
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