DPS Investigating One Death in Gruesome Crash at Concho and S. Bryant
SAN ANGELO, TX -- San Angelo Police were apparently chasing a vehicle that caused a major crash at S. Bryant and Concho Streets this evening.
According to reports at the scene, three people were sent to local hospitals with undisclosed injuries.
We will update this story as new and pertinent information becomes available.
Update 9:07 p.m. April 20
Friday evening’s crash began when SAPD officers observed some illegal activity involving a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup. According to SAPD Public Information Officer Tracy Gonzalez, Officers attempted to stop that truck. The driver disregarded officers and a pursuit ensued. According to Gonzalez, the pickup was traveling east on W. Concho and the driver ran the red light at Bryant Blvd. and crashed into a Chevy Equinox driven by an 83-year-old woman. The woman reported no injuries at the scene.
Four occupants of the truck were injured and transported to Shannon Medical center where one of them died. The Texas Department of Public Safety is now investigating the crash.
Update 9:50 a.m. April 21
Traffic at Abe Street and Concho Avenue will be controlled by a four-way stop after a traffic light at the intersection was disabled in a crash Friday night. Repairs to the signal are not immediately expected.
Update 11:25 a.m. April 21
On the jail roster this morning was an arrest for Daniel Nakeia Diez for evading arrest and detention causing death. No jail photo is available online yet. He was booked into the Tom Green County Jail at 2:10 a.m. Saturday morning. He is currently being held in lieu of a $30,000 bond, according to jail records. At the scene of the crash last night, there was a minor crash this morning due to the traffic signals being out.