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3 killed, 2 children hospitalized following Petronila crash

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Three people were killed and two children rushed to the hospital following a Sunday afternoon collision in Petronila.

According to KIII, the accident occurred shortly after noon when two vehicles collided at the intersection of FM 665 and County Road 61 causing them both to catch fire.

Investigators with the Texas Department of Public Safety say the accident was caused by the driver of an old model vehicle driving erratically at a high rate of speed on the roadway. The vehicle then collided with another in the intersection.

Three individuals died as a result of injuries sustained in the wreck. Two of the victims were identified as 31-year-old Amber Madrano and 22-year old Jacklyn Espinosa. The identities of others involved have not yet been released.

Two children were airlifted to Driscoll Children’s Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

 If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one as a result of the reckless behavior of another individual on Corpus Christi roads, you could be entitled to compensation. The Corpus Christi car accident attorneys with Herrman and Herrman have over 100 years of combined experience assisting the victims of car accidents and their families get the money they deserve. Contact our offices today to schedule a free consultation.