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Austin, TX – Carlos Moncada Cruz Killed In US 290 Crash

Austin, TX (May 14, 2019) – On May 14, police identified the victim of a motor vehicle accident on US 290 and Farm-to-Market Road 1826 late last month.

According to Austin Police, an SUV was exiting a private drive on US 290 when they ignored a posted sign that says “right turn only” and turned left into traffic. At the same time the driver of the SUV pulled out, 19-year-old Carlos Moncada Cruz, was traveling down US 290. The SUV struck the silver car driven by Cruz, causing his vehicle to cross over into the eastbound lanes where it was struck for the second time by a truck.

Cruz was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. The driver of the truck was injured in the collision and transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Carlos Moncada Cruz. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Collisions In Texas

Austin, TX – Carlos Moncada Cruz Killed In US 290 CrashEvery year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Texas car accidents. Unfortunately, over 3,700 of these individuals pass away as a result of their injuries. Although millions of people travel billions of miles on Texas roads annually, many never make it to their final destination.

When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, they often leave behind friends and families to deal with their tragic loss. In cases where victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others on Texas roadways, families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.

The Benton Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Contact us today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our skilled accident injury attorneys in Texas as soon as possible.

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