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District Fire Chief Struck By a Car

KXOF News
12/02/2013 10:02 PM

Over the weekend, District Fire Chief Eloy Vega was hit by a car while riding his bicycle.

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(Entravision) Laredo, TX.- Over the weekend, District Fire Chief Eloy Vega was hit by a car while riding his bicycle. Vega was not working at the time. Police say that on Sunday afternoon he was riding his bike south on the sidewalk on the intersection of Loop 20 and Jacaman, when a 34 year-old woman did not give him the right of way while trying to turn from Loop 20 onto Bayside.

Vega was transported to the hospital, conscious, but with back pain. The woman was fined for the infraction. We will keep you updated on Vega’s condition and we’d like to wish him a speedy recovery.

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