Michelle Guevara Dies in Fort Worth Car Crash
FORT WORTH, TX (September 14, 2022) – Police identified 23-year-old Michelle Guevara from Cleburne as the victim who died in a DUI crash on September 5.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the collision happened around 4:00 PM. Guevara decided to make an impromptu shopping trip with her 16-year-old cousin, Anubis Acosta.
The two were just five blocks from home on Mansfield Highway when Fort Worth police say a white pickup truck smashed into their car. Michelle had a green arrow and was turning left onto Wichita Street when the driver of the white pickup truck, 29-year-old Juan Manuel Lopez, ran the red light on Mansfield Highway and collided into Guevara’s car.
Subsequently, the vehicle crashed into another car.
Police say Lopez was going 66 miles per hour in a 40 mph zone.
After suffering a broken neck and injuries to her brain and spinal cord, Michelle was on life support until she died on Sunday. Family stated that Guevara was less than two weeks away from her wedding day.
Anubis is still in the hospital after suffering a fractured ankle and pelvis.
Police say Lopez admitted to them that he has smoked K-2 earlier that day. Fort Worth police arrested Lopez with two counts of intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury.
At this point, no other details are available.
Our sincerest sympathies go to the family and loved ones of Michelle Guevara.
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