Woman Dies in East El Paso Rollover
POSTED: Monday, October 15, 2012 - 12:34pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 9:35pm
EL PASO — A woman died of her injuries Monday after the Hummer she was riding collided with another car and rolled over several times. The driver, unknown at this time, ran a red light. The accident happened on the intersection of Zaragoza and Gateway East.
Juana Muniz, 25 of San Elizario was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital after being ejected from the sun roof. The second occupant, Fernando Rodriguez, 26, was also ejected and remains in the hospital in critical condition. Niether of them were wearing seatbelts.
The driver of the sedan did not suffer serious injuries. Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the accident on the part of the person driving the Hummer.
A photo on her Facebook profile showed a mobile image of Rodriguez and Muniz posted hours before the accident.