Jose Refugio Ramirez of Edinburg Killed in US 281 Vehicle Collision [San Juan, TX]

Jose Refugio Ramirez of Edinburg Killed in US 281 Vehicle Collision [San Juan, TX]

Truck Driver Transported in San Juan Deadly Crash

San Juan, TX (January 1, 2024) – 60-year-old Jose Refugio Ramirez of Edinburg was killed following a US 281 vehicle collision Wednesday night.

The fatal traffic accident happened around 9:03 p.m. west of FM 2557.

Investigators determined that a red Chevrolet Uplander driven by Refugio Ramirez alone was stationary southbound at a stop sign on FM 2557 and US 281 intersection.

At the same time, a green International ProStar truck towing a silver Truxton Tanker occupied by the male driver alone was transporting petroleum. It was westbound on US 281 Refugio Ramirez failed to yield the right-of-way at the stop sign.

Refugio Ramirez attempted to make a left turn onto US 281 when his vehicle collided with the truck. 

Immediately, the medical rescuers rushed the truck driver to McAllen Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sadly, Refugio Ramirez was declared deceased at the scene. 

DPS Troopers are investigating this fatal collision.


Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved family of Jose Refugio Ramirez. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.


Jose Refugio Ramirez Dies, Another Injured in San Juan Collision

Nowadays, unexpected death can happen anytime. Sadly, a person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other people.

Thus, knowing that when a person dies due to another’s negligence or misconduct, the bereaved can sue the negligent parties for the damages that they caused.

Some of the situations that could result in a wrongful death are homicide, medical malpractice, traffic accidents, and more.

Additionally, when the bereaved files for a wrongful death claim, economic and non-economic damages are taken into consideration. These can include high medical bills, loss of benefits, funeral services costs, emotional distress, loss of income, and much more.

Our litigators here at Sweet Lawyers would love to tell you more about a possible wrongful death case and how it can help you and your family.

To the loved ones of Jose Refugio Ramirez, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Reach out to us at (800) 674-7852. Our legal team would love to discuss a possible legal case concerning this deadly collision.

You can call us any time, and any day of the week. Click on this link to start talking with our legal team.

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