UPDATE: Houston, TX – Juan Antonio Vasquez Killed in Fatal Car Accident on Gulf Freeway
Houston, Texas (March 24, 2019) On the morning of March 23rd, a fatal car accident happened in the 5000 block of Gulf Freeway, also known as Interstate 45, near the Tanger Outlets. According to the reports, a Cadillac was stopped in the middle lane of the highway due to mechanical issues when a pickup truck struck it at 4:30 a.m.
When emergency crews arrived to help, they found the 25-year-old driver, Juan Antonio Vasquez, dead at the scene. Crews shut down a part of the Gulf Freeway from Holland Road to FM 1764 as they worked to investigate and clear the crash.
The pickup driver states to have not seen the Cadillac before striking it. The police are working to discover if negligence played a role in this collision. So far, they don’t believe alcohol or drugs were contributing factors.
We send our condolences to Juan Antonio Vasquez’s family at this difficult time. Our thoughts are with them as they try to make sense of this tremendous loss.
Vehicle Accidents in Texas
Unfortunately, about 3,000 people are killed in vehicle accidents every year in Texas. Most of the time these accidents are preventable since the leading cause is usually negligence. For families who have lost loved ones in motor vehicle accidents, it’s important to seek help from a Texas wrongful death attorney to help file a wrongful death lawsuit.
At Benton Law Firm, we have assisted numerous families with filing wrongful death lawsuits and have helped them recover thousands of dollars worth of settlement money to help pay for damages and losses. We know that no amount of money could supplement the life of a lost loved one, but we do know that receiving financial assistance decreases additional stress for families. If you or someone you know lost a loved one in a vehicle accident, contact us today at 214-219-4878.
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