Tire Blow Out Causes Fatal Crash in Jim Wells County

39-year old Michelle Irene Gonzalez from Jim Wells County died Saturday morning in an accident after her truck looses control and flips. It happened on County Road 738. DPS troopers say a tire blew out causing the truck to loose control and flip. Gonzalez and a 3-year old little boy were both ejected. Gonzalez died on the scene. The 3 year old is currently at Driscoll Children's Hospital in critical condition. The driver did not have serious injuries.

The family was headed home from Orange Grove. They were only a few miles from their house when the accident happened.


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