Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : September 20, 2019

San Antonio, TX – Benito Blanquiz Killed in Crash on TX-353 Loop

San Antonio, TX (September 18, 2019) – On September 18, police confirmed the identity of a pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run accident on Nogalitos Street (TX 353 Loop).

According to reports, on August 31, 72-year-old Benito “Benny” Blanquiz was attempting to cross Nogalitos Street near Division Street when he was struck by a motor vehicle.

Blanquiz was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the San Antonio Police Department.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Benito “Benny” Blanquiz.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

This is an update from an earlier article found here.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

San Antonio, TX – Benito Blanquiz Killed in Crash on TX-353 LoopEvery year, thousands of pedestrians are struck by motor vehicles across Texas. Sadly, more than 600 of those injured end up passing away. When victims lose their lives in fatal pedestrian accidents, it is crucial to understand the legal rights available for families.

In many cases, after victims succumb to their injuries, their families are left to bear the costs of funeral arrangements and various other damages. For this reason, courts across Texas enable surviving relatives to file wrongful death claims against those at fault. These claims provide compensation to grieving families that help alleviate the costs incurred. It is important for families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible to ensure their legal rights are protected.

With nearly two decades of experience, our Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped thousands of victims and grieving families get full and fair compensation for their legal claims. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping those harmed move forward from the tragic loss of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.

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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.

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