The Beaumont Police Traffic Division is investigating a fatality crash that occurred Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 4:19 P.M. in the 2700 block of IH-10 EB SR at the 1400 block of S.11th Street.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 16 year old male, driving a maroon Dodge truck, was traveling at a high rate of speed, eastbound, on the IH-10 Service Road. He did not stop for the red light at the 11th Street intersection and struck a silver Chevrolet HHR that was traveling southbound on 11th Street. The collision struck the front passenger side of the HHR. Both the maroon truck and the HHR ended up in the northbound lanes of 11th Street, and caused crashes involving a gold Chevy Equinox and a black Ford truck.

The front passenger of the Chevrolet HHR, Aleida Tovias Rios, a 51 year old Beaumont woman, was fatally injured during the crash.

The other drivers and passengers involved in the crash investigation had non life-threatening injuries.