Laredo, TX Two Auto Collision, Dec 1952
SEVEN PERSONS DIE IN TWO-CAR CRASH.
Laredo, Texas, Dec. 6. - UP - Seven people were killed Saturday in a two-car collision a mile north of Laredo on U. S. 81. Three others were critically injured and not expected to live.
Police said the cars were so battered they could not determine how the accident occurred. None of the three persons still alive was able to tell police, either.
The dead were identified as:
MRS. MARJORIE ARCHIBALD, 36, Laredo.
MICHAEL ARCHIBALD, 2, her son.
ELVA LOUISE ARCHIBALD, 7, her daughter.
JUANA TOVAR, 27, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.
AUGUSTIN GARCIA, (219 Simoines St.), San Antonio, Tex.
RICARDO MORALES CARDENES, 22, (628 Mistletoe), San Antonio, Tex.
LEON LOPEZ, 28, (1501 Vera Cruz), San Antonio, Tex.
Injured were LUCILLE TOVAR, Nuevo Laredo, and VICTORIA MORENO CORTEZ, Laredo, riding with the three ARCHIBALDS and MISS TOVAR and DAVID O. CASILIAS, JR., (1415 Delmar), San Antonio, Tex., in the GARCIA car.
Mrs. Archibald was the wife of Jack Archibald, general manager of the Texas mining and smelting Co. of Laredo. She, her two children and the three women, all believed to be maids of the ARCHIBALD family, were in one car, and the four San Antonio men in the other.
Waco Tribune-Herald Texas 1952-12-07