Fatal accident on Eastex Freeway

Fatal accident on Eastex Freeway

On Tuesday, June 27 at 6:58 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the northbound service road in the 2100 block of Eastex Freeway, in reference to a major crash, Officer Haley Morrow reported.

Upon arrival, they located a single vehicle crash, involving a Dodge Nitro that was sitting in the grassy area just east of the service road. The passenger of the vehicle was taken to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The victim is identified as Carlos Enrique Delatorre, a 26 year old Port Arthur man. The investigation is still ongoing.

- Beaumont Police Department