The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim in Thursday evening's multi-vehicle accident at Staples and Yorktown as 25-year-old Amanda Saldana.
The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. Police said a driver ran the red light and caused the crash, striking Saldana's vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said Saldana had a two-year-old child in the vehicle with her at the time of the accident. He was transported to the hospital and is listed in critical but stable condition.
A third vehicle was hit following the initial impact of the first crash. A number of other patients were taken to the hospital to be checked out.