Lubbock, TX – Gloria Valdez Named Victim Of Avenue Q Crash
Lubbock, TX (May 22, 2019) – On May 14, just before 11 p.m., police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the 2700 block of Avenue Q.
According to reports, 52-year-old Gloria Valdez was grossing the roadway when she was struck by an older model silver Chevrolet Suburban. Police arrived to the scene of the incident to find Valdez in the roadway with fatal injuries. Authorities pronounced Valdez deceased at the scene of the incident.
On May 20, Lubbock Police Department announced that 39-year-old Priscilla Martinez has been arrested for her involvement in this incident. Martinez is being charged with second-degree felony failure to stop and render aid.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Gloria Valdez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Thousands of people across Texas venture out on foot daily to their destination. Unfortunately, numerous pedestrians are victimized in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Over 600 pedestrians lose their lives and Texas roadways annually.
Pedestrians who are killed in motor vehicle accidents often leave behind grieving families. Losing a loved one is difficult under any circumstance, but learning that your loved one lost their life due to the negligent acts of a driver on the roadway makes the situation even more unbearable. Surviving family members are encouraged to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
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