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Elderly man involved in south central accident dies from his injuries
By: Jesse Martinez
EL PASO, Texas -- A 91-year-old man who was involved in a crash last week died from his injuries, police said.
The crash happened around 9:13 a.m. on Feb. 12 when Vicente Barraza was exiting a business driveway and did not yield to oncoming traffic on Delta Drive, police said.
Barraza crashed his 1998 Toyota Corolla with a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Jose Diaz of Albuquerque, N.M., police said.
Police said Barraza was conscious and didnt show any signs of life-threatening injuries at the time of the crash, and he was taken to University Medical Center as a precaution.
Hospital staff saw significant signs of head and brain injuries, and Barraza later died from his injuries.
Diaz, 18, was not injured in the crash and no charges are pending, police said.