Head-on collision shuts down Highway 361, one fatality reported

Two vehicles crashed head-on killing one person Thursday, June 16, 2022 according to the Nueces County Emergency Service Department in Flour Bluff.

A portion of Highway 361 near Cinnamon Shores was shut down due to the serious traffic crash. The Corpus Christi Fire Department and Port Aransas Fire Department used the the jaws of life to extract passengers.

Two vehicles crashed head-on killing one person Thursday, June 16, according to the Nueces County Emergency Service Department.

When extracted, officials say that one person was pronounced dead on the scene and another person was HALO flighted to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

As for the cause of the fatal accident is currently under investigation. This is a developing story, follow the Crónica for more updates on Facebook.