Lubbock, TX – Patric Barrio ID’d as I-27 Victim
Lubbock, TX (September 5, 2019) – On Tuesday, September 3, just before 6:20 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the Interstate 27 frontage road near the intersection of 19th Street.
According to reports, a 2018 Dodge Ram 5500 tow truck was traveling north along the frontage road, with a vehicle on the flatbed and a second on the wheel lift.
Once the Ram reached the intersection of 19th Street, it collided with a 2007 Ford Escape for unknown reasons.
The driver of the tow truck, who was identified as 26-year-old Patric Barrio, incurred fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Ford sustained minor injuries and was transported to Covenant Medical Center for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the LPD Major Crash Unit.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Patric Barrio. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Texas
Every year, more than 3,700 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. Unfortunately, those who are killed in tragic collisions often leave behind grieving families and friends.
Victims who lose their lives so unexpectedly often leave families unprepared to deal with thousands of dollars in funeral expenses. The overwhelming financial burdens families face just make dealing with the emotional consequences of fatal collisions even more difficult.
Families who lose loved ones in fatal collisions caused by negligent or reckless drivers should contact a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Our Texas car accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have over two decades of combined experience helping victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Contact us today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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