Corpus Christi, TX – Guillermo Serna Dies From Injuries Sustained In Wrong-Way Crash On State Highway 358
Corpus Christi, TX (March 26, 2019) – On January 1, a crash occurred around 5:00 a.m. on State Highway 358, near Airline Road. Investigations of the accident showed the driver of a gray SUV, driven by 28-year-old Richard Lopez, was traveling the wrong way down the highway when it struck a vehicle head-on.
The vehicle struck by Lopez was occupied by 71-year-old Guillermo Serna, his wife, his son, and another family member. Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Serna and three others were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The Texas Department of Public Safety announced that, on March 24, Serna succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash. Our deepest condolences go out to the Serna family as they deal with this tragic loss.
Fatal Accidents Involving Impaired Drivers In Texas
Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol place others at serious risk of sustaining injuries in automobile accidents. Unfortunately, the state of Texas has the most car accidents involving impaired drivers in the entire country. Each year, over 1,000 people lose their lives in accidents involving an impaired driver in Texas.
Texas wrongful death attorneys from the Benton Law Firm understand the challenges surviving family members face after these terrible instances. Thankfully, courts across Texas enable victims to collect compensation to cover medical and funeral expenses for those who are killed by impaired drivers.
If your loved one died as the result of injuries sustained in a DUI-related accident, contact our skilled Texas car accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free consultation so you can see what legal options are available for you.
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