Driver loses life as truck stalls on tracks

A Devine man lost his life in this accident on one of the many rural railroad crossings that do not have lights or a mechanical arm to warn of oncoming trains.

Celistino Cardena ,Jr., 64, of Devine sadly lost his life this past Thursday, February 7 when his truck stalled on the railroad tracks Continue reading “Driver loses life as truck stalls on tracks”

More horror stories of Hwy. 173 holes: “It felt like we fell in”

You can see this truck driver swerving into the oncoming traffic lane to avoid this large hole, as many drivers do to avoid horrible damage. You expect to see pot holes on back roads, but you don’t expect to see them on a state highway at 70 mph, and the outcome isn’t pretty.

Several local residents commented on our article about the fast and dangerous deterioration of State Hwy 173 through Medina County between Devine and Hondo and straight on down the road going towards Jourdanton. Continue reading “More horror stories of Hwy. 173 holes: “It felt like we fell in””