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UPDATE: Teen injured in fatal pedestrian crash now in stable condition

HIDALGO COUNTY, TX – According to KURV, the teenager who was injured in a fatal pedestrian crash on Sunday has been upgraded to stable condition.

The accident took place on Owassa Road between Val Verde Road and Tower Road, when a drunk driver struck two teens as they were walking north. 15-year-old Liza Cavazos died in the accident and 14-year-old Santiago Tapiawas was seriously injured. Tapiawas’s condition has improved and is now stable.

The driver in the accident, Maricella Escobar, is currently in jail facing drunk driving and hit-and-run charges.

At Herrman and Herrman, our McAllen car accident attorneys are here to help you deal with the challenges you’re facing after being injured in a car crash. You could be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. Do not wait to contact our experienced lawyers to schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation.