Austin, TX – Carlos Cardenas Jr Identified as Pedestrian Killed On S. Congress
Austin, TX (April 2, 2019) – On Friday, March 29, ATCEMS and the Austin Fire Department reported to the scene of a pedestrian accident on South Congress Avenue.
The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. According to police, 45-year-old Carlos Cardenas Jr. was trying to cross an unlit portion of South Congress Avenue, near the 7300 block, with another person when he was struck by a 2001 white Chrysler Sebring.
Cardenas Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. Our sincerest condolences go out to the Cardenas family as they deal with this very tragic loss.
Pedestrian Accidents In Austin Texas
According to the Austin Police Department, this is the 12 crash in the city so far in 2019. Sadly, all twelve victims sustained fatal injuries in the collision. This number is slightly lower than the 2018 report, which showed there were 14 fatal collisions by this time.
When pedestrians lose their lives, surviving family members are encouraged to contact a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible to protect their legal rights to compensation and justice.
Our skilled and reputable Texas accident injury attorneys from the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping accident victims and surviving family members collect millions of dollars in compensation for their incidents. If your loved one died as the result of a driver’s negligent acts, contact our Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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