Multiple people dead following major collision outside Los Fresnos

Highway 100

Traffic is being diverted near Los Fresnos as a result of a major accident that claimed the lives of five people and injured one other.

Action 4 News confirmed one child, a teen, and three adults are dead following the accident.

Four people died at the scene and one died while being transported to the operating room.

The accident on Highway 100 that claimed the lives of multiple people happened around 10:40 a.m.

The accident happened when the drivers of a Toyota Corolla and Toyota Rav4 were involved in a head on collision.

DPS believes alcohol is a factor in this major accident, but it is unclear which driver is believed to have consumed alcohol.

First responders from the Los Fresnos Fire Department and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) were working to clear the scene.

Action 4 News will continue to bring you updates as they are made available.