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Motorcyclist who died in accident at Ennis Joslin Drive and Alameda Street identified

Posted at 10:16 PM, Jul 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-05 15:42:30-04


A 23-year-old man was identified Wednesday as the motorcyclist killed in a crash at the intersection of Alameda and Ennis Joslin Tuesday night.

Marcos Colunga was the man who died on Tuesday night, officials with the Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed.

CCPD officials also said that the driver involved with the accident stayed the scene and was issued a citation for failure to yield the right of way. No other charges will be filed.


Corpus Christi Police Department has confirmed that one man died in a wreck Tuesday night at the intersection of Alameda Street and Ennis Joslin Drive.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Alameda St. and Ennis Joslin Rd. in reference to a major crash at approximately 9:13 p.m.

According to CCPD Lieutenant Michael Pena, a motorcycle was traveling southbound on Ennis Joslin, and a vehicle was traveling northbound on Ennis Joslin. The driver of the vehicle made a left-hand turn on Alameda, whereas the motorcyclist struck the passenger side of the vehicle.

"There was one person on the motorcycle. The motorcyclist did pass at the scene due to his injuries," Lt. Pena said.

There were no other injuries reported in Tuesday night's crash.

Investigators said they are working to determine if the vehicle failed to yield the right of way. The intersection of Alameda and Ennis Joslin was closed for several hours as police conducted their investigation.

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