Victoria, TX – Five Victims In Highway 59 Crash Identified
Victoria, TX (July 23, 2019) – Around 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported to the scene of a multi-vehicle collision on US Highway 59 just northeast of Victoria.
Reports from DPS indicate that a white 2016 Ford van was traveling north along Highway 59 when, for unknown reasons, it collided with the rear left side of a semi-truck. The impact from the collision sent the van over toward the southbound lane where it collided with a 2015 Ford F-250 pickup truck.
Five occupants of the van, who were identified as 42-year-old Nora Gabriela Chavez, 45-year-old Oscar Chavez, 47-year-old Adrian Rodriguez Leal, a 6-year-old boy, and a 13-year-old girl, all sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
Five other occupants, as well as two occupants in the Ford pickup, were transported to Citizens Medical Center for treatment.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Accidents In Texas
Statistics show that one motor vehicle accident occurs roughly every 57 seconds in our state. These incidents add up to over 270,000 victims injured while more than than 17,500 of these victims are seriously injured with broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and other debilitating and devastating impairments. Unfortunately, more than 3,700 victims succumb to injuries sustained in car accidents each year.
Being injured or having your loved one tragically taken away due to the negligent or reckless acts of a driver is extremely devastating. For this reason, it is important to contact a car accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Texas wrongful death attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped numerous victims and families collect the maximum amount of compensation they are entitled to for their legal claims. We work to help those harmed get the justice they deserve so they can move on the best way possible from these horrific tragedies. Contact our Texas personal injury attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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