2-Year-Old Alondra Mendez Dies After Crash in Sansom Park Alondra Mendez, 2, Dies From Injuries Sustained in Sansom Park Sunday Evening Crash Sa
2-Year-Old Alondra Mendez Dies After Crash in Sansom Park
Sansom Park, Texas ( May 11, 2017) – A 2-year-old girl was killed Tuesday evening from injuries sustained when she was hit by a suspected drunken driver two days earlier in Sansom Park, just outside Fort Worth.
Alondra Mendez was struck by a vehicle about 7 p.m. Sunday, May 7, in the 5600 block of Calloway Street, near Jacksboro Highway.
According to the report, Mendez was crossing the street outside her home when she was hit by a vehicle. She was transported by ambulance to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, where she succumbed to her injuries at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 9.
The driver of the vehicle, a 40-year-old Sansom Park resident, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
The man remained in jail Wednesday and faces an intoxication manslaughter charge with bond set at $50,000.