Lubbock, TX – Frank Sanchez ID’d as Victim of University Ave Pedestrian Crash
Lubbock, TX (September 18, 2019) – Just before 9 p.m. on September 16, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 8800 block of University Avenue.
According to reports, 59-year-old Frank Sanchez was attempting to cross the roadway in a wheelchair when he was struck by a pickup truck traveling in the right lane of the right side of the roadway.
Sanchez was transported to UMC immediately after the incident where he was pronounced deceased.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Investigation Unit.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Frank Sanchez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents in Texas. Regardless of the number of laws and regulations put in place to help those who travel by foot, we are still seeing an overwhelming number of victims.
Families learning that their loved one died in such a tragic way often struggle to accept their loss. Unfortunately, their struggle is made even worse when compiled with medical and funeral expenses resulting from the incident.
Our knowledgeable Texas wrongful death attorneys at The Benton Law Firm help surviving families get both justice and compensation for their losses. We understand that no amount of compensation can replace the lives lost in these terrible incidents, but we know that families need compensation to help with some of the financial burdens. For years, our personal injury attorneys in Texas have helped Texans get the compensation they need to pay for expenses and make up for lost wages. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878. Our skilled Texas injury accident attorneys will evaluate your case to see what legal options are available for you.
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