San Antonio, TX – 1 Killed & 2 Injured in Electrocution Accident on Chesswood Dr
San Antonio, TX (September 27, 2019) – At approximately 10 a.m. on September 26, emergency crews responded to the scene of a workplace incident in the 110 block of Chesswood Drive.
According to reports, three individuals were cutting down trees when they struck an electric line.
One victim, who was identified as 38-year-old Mike Zuniga sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Emergency crews discovered 55-year-old Santos Ortiz and 56-year-old Jose Maciel seriously injured. Both victims were transported to an area hospital where they were admitted in critical condition.
At this time, the incident 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 family of Mike Zuniga. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Workplace Accidents in Texas
Thousands of workers are injured in Texas workplace accidents annually. Unfortunately, numerous victims sustain fatal injuries in tragic incidents on the job. When victims lose their lives at work, they often leave behind grieving families. Unfortunately, families are left to deal with the mental and emotional consequences of tragic incidents and the financial burdens they impose.
When victims lose their lives in workplace accidents, families are often left to bear the costs for medical and funeral expenses for their loved ones. In some cases, surviving family members can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get restitution from the at-fault party to cover lost wages, medical expenses, funeral arrangements, and other costs incurred from the incident.
Texas workplace accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have over two decades of combined experience helping surviving family members get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they should file a legal claim against the at-fault party, we believe relatives deserve to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to get help now.
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