Austin, TX – Pedestrian Killed in Austin Traffic Accident Identified
Austin, TX (September 7, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck and killed early Monday morning as he attempted to cross Interstate 35 near the Frank Erwin Center. The incident took place just after 3:00 a.m.
First responders arrived at the scene to provide medical attention but sadly the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
Austin Police Department has identified the 30-year-old male victim as Edgar Montoya.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim Edgar Montoya at this time.
Motor Vehicle Injury Accidents In Texas
Texas is home to over 3,000 miles of interstate and with more cars on U.S. roadways than ever before, there is an alarming amount of motor vehicle accidents that occur annually. Statistics for 2018 have shown that in Texas alone one reportable crash occurred every 58 seconds. The state also recorded around 250,000 people injured in motor vehicle crashes in the same year.
As vehicle numbers continue to grow, it is becoming more important for drivers to take the proper precautions and safety measures before getting behind the wheel. Car accidents often occur suddenly and unexpectedly and circumstances cannot always be controlled. Although, a large number of accidents still occur due to the negligence or recklessness of another driver. If you or someone you love was injured in a motor vehicle accident it is crucial to contact a personal injury law firm right away.
The Benton Law Firm provides skilled legal advice for victims injured in accidents due to another person’s negligence or reckless behavior. It is possible that victims can experience monetary loss after an accident and our personal injury lawyers believe that victims should be compensated for their losses.
The Benton Law Firm has won hundreds of cases and our client’s testimonials illustrate the dedication and hard work we put into building strong cases for injury victims. We handle a number of personal injury cases including car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, and many more. Our personal injury lawyers will fight for you to win the compensation you deserve after an accident. Contact our offices today at (214) 219-4878 for a free consultation.
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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.