Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 1:36 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to a crash on the service road in the 1100 block of I10 near the Super 8 Motel. Preliminary investigation revealed the truck was traveling west on College St and turned left on the I10 service road. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, lost control when it hit water on the roadway, and struck a tree. There were 7 people in the vehicle, 4 adults and 3 children. The driver and his 9 year old daughter were killed in the crash. The driver’s pregnant wife was holding an infant and was ejected.
The driver was identified as Mauricio Miranda, a 29 year old Beaumont man. The 9 year old daughter was Ashlech Gonzales.
The other passengers have non life threatening injuries.