UPDATE: El Paso, TX – Sydney Caldwell Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Loop 375
El Paso, TX (September 28, 2019) A fatal pedestrian accident happened at Loop 375, close to North Loop. At about 4:00 p.m. on September 27th, a semi-truck hit a homeless, disabled man in a wheelchair at the intersection.
When the police responded to the scene, they found the man deceased on the road. He has been identified as Sydney Caldwell. He was a disabled veteran who lived out of his van for twenty years near a mechanic shop in the area.
Crews shut down both directions of the North Loop as they investigated and cleared up the scene.
Our thoughts are with the family of Sydney Caldwell at this time. We send our condolences to his family.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
In 2016, nearly 4,000 pedestrians lost their lives throughout Texas. Most of the time distracted driving is what caused the accidents. When drivers take their eyes off of the road for a few seconds, they run the risk of accidentally striking and killing pedestrians who may have the right of way. Even if they don’t have the right of way, drivers are required to yield or completely stop when they see pedestrians crossing the street.
When families suddenly lose loved ones in pedestrian accidents, they have the right to contact a wrongful death lawyer to file a wrongful death lawsuit. At The Benton Law Firm, our wrongful death lawyers are constantly working hard to help families win their lawsuits against all responsible parties. Contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878.
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