El Paso, TX – 1 Killed and 3 Injured in Collision on N Mesa St
El Paso, TX (September 29, 2019) Two vehicles collided in west El Paso on Saturday night. According to reports, the accident occurred near the intersection of North Mesa Street and North Festival Drive. The vehicles collided just before 11:00 p.m.
When emergency crews arrived, they found both vehicles badly damaged as a result of the accident. Unfortunately, one person sustained fatal injuries, while three others were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Crews shut down the intersection for several hours as they investigated and cleared the scene. The intersection re-opened early Sunday morning.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
About 40 percent of all car accidents throughout the United States happen at intersections. Some of the leading causes of these car crashes are speeding and disregarding traffic laws. When accidents happen at intersections late at night, drunk driving is usually what causes drivers to speed, run red lights, and make illegal u-turns. Sadly, as a result of this reckless behavior, about 20 percent of all fatal car accidents happen at intersections.
At The Benton Law Firm, we have spent years helping injured victims and grieving families with their personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. We have the tools needed to help our clients prove negligence and hold all liable parties financially accountable for damages and losses. Contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878 if you or a loved one has been hurt in a car accident.
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