El Paso – City Truck Hit a Man on Alameda Avenue
Posted on Monday, October 21st, 2019 at 11:52 pm
A man was sent to a hospital after getting struck by a city-owned pickup truck on Alameda Avenue, Thursday morning.
At 10:30 a.m., a man was attempting to cross Alameda Ave near Harris Street when a City of El Paso Environmental Services pickup truck struck him. Based on the initial investigation, the pickup truck was attempting to make a turn at the intersection when its driver failed to the right of way to the pedestrian, resulting in a crash. Police said the pedestrian was in the crosswalk and has the green light at the time of the accident.
The impact of the crash left the victim with serious injuries. He was rushed to a hospital where he was declared deceased. His identification was not immediately released. The driver of the pickup truck was identified as 29-year-old Jaime Jacquez. He has not been charged at this time.
An investigation is underway.
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