Elderly man struck by car dies after suffering head trauma

Juan Rodriguez // Family Photo

An elderly man has died after fighting for his life since he was run over near his home over a week ago.

Juan Rodriguez died on Saturday, May 17th at McAllen Medical Center due to the injuries he sustained.

The Edinburg man TMs family said he went into respiratory arrest Saturday night.

The family had first reported the 83-year-old missing, but he was hospitalized due to injuries he sustained when he was struck by a car.

The family said Rodriguez suffered head trauma as a result of the accident.

He was in the ICU since Saturday, May 10th and that day, the hospital contacted his family once they were able to identify Rodriguez.

The incident happened near his Edinburg home on the 900 block of Kuhn Street.

The driver was not speeding and stopped to render aid.

Funeral arrangements

Visitation for Rodriguez will be held at the Chapel of Peace - Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home May 20th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Chapel of Peace - Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home322 E. Kuhn St.Edinburg, TX, US, 78541Rosary to be prayed at 7:00 PM

The funeral service will be May 21st at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Sacred Heart Catholic Church14th/ Kuhn St.Edinburg, TX, US, 78541(956) 383-3253