El Paso, TX – Eric Martinez Killed In Crash On Mesa & Resler Streets
El Paso, TX (May 30, 2019) – Around 9:20 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident near the intersection of N. Mesa Street near Resler Drive.
Authorities state that 56-year-old Eric Martinez was crossing the roadway near the intersection when he was struck by a Ford Explorer, which was traveling north along Mesa Street.
Martinez was seriously injured and transported to University Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The incident remains under investigation at this time. The driver, who was uninjured, remained at the scene of the incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Eric Martinez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Traveling by foot is one of the leading forms of transportation for thousands of individuals throughout our state. Unfortunately, even this of transportation is not entirely safe. Roughly every thirty hours one pedestrian loses their life in a motor vehicle accident.
When victims are struck and killed by motorists, they often leave behind heartbroken friends and family. Learning that a loved one died is difficult under any circumstance. Learning that the individual lost their life due to a negligent driver makes the situation even more difficult. For this reason, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
At the Benton Law Firm, our knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to help families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our knowledgeable attorneys work aggressively to prove those at-fault should be held accountable for their actions. If your loved one died in an accident caused by a negligent driver, contact our Law firm at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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