El Paso, TX – Pedestrian Killed in Crash on S Kansas St
El Paso, TX (October 2, 2019) – On September 30th, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the 500 block of South Kansas Street.
Reports from the El Paso Police Department indicated that 72-year-old Javier Garcia was crossing Kansas Street in a designated crossing area when he was struck by a black Chevrolet Suburban.
The driver of the Suburban, 26-year-old Steven Uribe, remained at the scene and was cooperative with authorities.
Garcia was transported to University Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Javier Garcia.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
On average, one pedestrian loses their life every thirty hours due to the negligent or reckless acts of other drivers on the road. These incidents are often sudden and unexpected yet leave families devastated by the loss. When victims die as the result of another person’s negligent acts, surviving relatives should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the past two decades, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped numerous families get the justice and compensation they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure those harmed get the compensation they deserve for funeral arrangements and other damages incurred from a loved one’s fatal incident. If your loved one died as the result of another person’s negligent acts, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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