‘My Entire Household Is Gone,’ Brother Says
A 12-year-old woman is the one survivor of a head-on collision in Texas that left seven folks useless on Sunday.
The lethal crash occurred simply earlier than 6:30 p.m. on Farm-To-Market Street 2722 in Comal County, in line with a press launch from the Texas Division of of Public Security, obtained by PEOPLE.
A black 2005 Ford F-150 touring north veered into the southbound lane and struck a black 2007 Chrysler Aspen heading in the wrong way, Texas DPS says.
The motive force of the Aspen — Albertin Olvera Gonzalez, 39, of Converse — and 4 of the 5 passengers had been pronounced useless on the scene, in line with Texas DPS. Among the many victims are Nancy Olvera Gonzalez, 44, additionally of Converse, and three youngsters: two boys, ages 8 and 17, and a 6-year-old woman.
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Hector Daniel Jaimes, 25, recognized Nancy as his mom and Albertin as his stepfather within the description of a GoFundMe campaign he began to help himself and his 12-year-old sister, the lone survivor of the crash.
The woman was transported to College Hospital in San Antonio in vital situation, in line with Texas DPS.
“As for my sister Mia she’s doing nice,” reads a post on Nancy’s Fb web page, which was signed by Jaimes, who’s been including updates concerning the tragedy to the web page. “Thank the docs and nurses which are working across the clock to assist along with her restoration.”
On GoFundMe, Jaimes additionally recognized his three siblings who had been killed within the crash close to Buffalo Springs Crossing: brothers Christian Eduardo Jaimes and Diego Fernando Perez, and his sister Zia Giulietta Perez Olvera.
“Proper now I am nonetheless processing all the things,” Jaimes wrote on GoFundMe. “My complete household is gone and I am unsure what I will do.”
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Jaimes noticed his household “proper earlier than they left” for an outing on Sunday, in accordance the fundraiser. He mentioned he returned house from work round 2:30 p.m. to search out them “on the point of head out,” including that everybody was “dressed properly.”
A Life360 app alert Jaimes acquired Sunday night indicated through textual content message on his cellphone that his household had been concerned in an accident, he mentioned on GoFundMe. Jaimes additionally wrote that he awakened round 8 p.m. when a state trooper was at his entrance gate door.
“That is once I heard of what occurred to my household,” he mentioned.
Jaimes didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
The motive force and passenger within the 2005 Ford F-150 additionally died on the scene of the crash, in line with Texas DPS, which recognized the pair as Jose Andres Ramos Vazquez, 26, and Camilo Martinez Tovar, each of Canyon Lake.
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Jaimes mentioned he has acquired help from mates, household and coworkers in wake of the crash. To this point, the GoFundMe marketing campaign he began garnered greater than $21,000 in donations.
“Collectively I would like the help of everybody to assist me out,” he wrote on the location, including, “Please whoever is seeing this I would like all the help that I can get.”
In an submit about funeral plans on Fb, Jaimes wrote, “There’s nonetheless so much to do for my household, however I must relaxation. There’s going to be quite a lot of questions for everybody proper now, however perceive that I am doing all the things I can for my household.”
An investigation into Sunday’s crash is ongoing, Texas DPS says.