Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : March 22, 2019

Bandera, TX – Victim Killed In Crash On Highway 173 Identified As Karina Michelle Martinez

Bandera, TX (March 22, 2019) – On March 21, the Texas Department of Public Safety released the name of the victim killed in a motor vehicle accident on March 10.

According to Investigators, a 2003 Infiniti driven by 32-year-old Christopher Lucero Vergara veered on to the shoulder of Highway 173 for unknown reasons. The car then struck a GMC Yukon.

After the accident, the passenger of the Infiniti, Karina Michelle Martinez, was transported to University Hospital but later succumbed to her injuries.

Our deepest condolences go out to the Martinez family as they deal with this tragic loss.

Fatal Car Accidents In Texas

Bandera, TX – Victim Killed In Crash On Highway 173 Identified As Karina Michelle MartinezIn 2017, over 3,700 victims lost their lives in car accidents across Texas. Regardless of the number of safety regulations established, these horrific accidents continue to happen.

When victims lose their lives in fatal accidents, they often leave behind young children and other surviving family members. These families are torn apart by grief and frustration after learning their loved one lost their life as the result of a negligent or reckless driver.

In many cases, surviving family members can contact Texas wrongful death attorneys to file legal claims against at-fault parties. Although these claims cannot bring back those who we have lost, they can help families deal with some of the financial burdens they experience as the result of these accidents. If you were injured in a car accident caused by a reckless or negligent party, contact our skilled Texas injury accident attorneys from the Benton Law Firm to see what legal options are available for you. At your earliest convenience, call our law office at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free consultation.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.

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