17-Year-Old Anuar Jobi Killed in Collision on Expressway 83 [Brownsville, TX]

17-Year-Old Anuar Jobi Killed in Collision on Expressway 83 [Brownsville, TX]

Saint Joseph Academy Students Injured in Fatal Collision Near Main Street Overpass

Brownsville, TX (August 29, 2023) – On Sunday morning, 17-year-old Anuar Jobi, a Saint Joseph Academy senior high school student, was killed in a vehicle collision on Expressway 83.

Donna Police officers responded to the scene at 3:20 a.m. to the eastbound lane of Expressway 83 near the Main Street overpass.

The authorities said that the Saint Joseph students were returning to Brownsville from downtown McAllen. 

A gray Volkswagen car driven by Astulfo Cantu Jr. of Palmview was traveling the wrong way on the eastbound lanes of the expressway. Officers said the Volkswagen almost collided with a DPS trooper before hitting the students head-on near Main Street.

Officers declared Anuar Jobi dead at the scene.

Moreover, the rescuers took three other passengers, two aged 17 and one aged 18, to area hospitals.

The authorities declared Cantu Jr. dead at the scene.

In the meantime, officers are awaiting a toxicology report to see if whether he was intoxicated. Officers are investigating.


Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family of Anuar Jobi. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Similarly, we wish those injured in this deadly collision a speedy recovery.


Senior HS Student Anuar Jobi Dies in Brownsville Crash

This fatal traffic accident is a clear example that despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models, the accident rate in Texas continues to increase rather than decrease.

The increasing crash rate reflects that auto accidents are becoming rampant. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.

As a matter of fact, according to the NHTSA, two out of three motorists will be involved in an accident during their life.

That is why it is vital to contact us if a loved one dies in a traffic accident.

“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.

Indeed, with our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you only need to tend to your well-being. Our team will focus on your legal claim.

To the family of Anuar Jobi, call us. You don’t need to experience more hardship because of other people’s negligence. Our legal experts will find the best possible outcome for our clients.

With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your legal case.

Our attorneys will fight day and night to achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve.

Call us at (800) 674 7852.

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