An Eagle Pass man identified as 27 year old Jose Angel Soliz was pronounced deceased after he was tragically hit by an 18 wheeler vehicle.
The tragic accident occurred at approximately 9:45 pm in the Del Rio Boulevard , Siesta Acres sector of the community on Monday , May 14, 2018.
The Maverick County Sheriff’s Department announced that Solis was rushed to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Centers emergency room with life threatening injuries. Unfortunately hours later Soliz succumbed to the severe injuries he suffered.
The Texas Department of Public Safety and Maverick County Sheriff’s Department are conducting an investigation to piece together what occurred before the tragic accident
Information from the law enforcement agencies indicate that Solis had attempted to steal beer from a Dollar General store in the area.It’s at that time he attempted to run out of the store and escape from the store clerk’s. Witness accounts state that as he ran across Del Rio boulevard towards the Siesta Acres area he was hit by the 18 wheeler truck.
The incident has been classified as an accident . The driver of the 18 wheeler will not be charged with any violations.