El Paso, TX – Child Struck & Killed on Thorn Ave
El Paso, TX (October 10, 2019) – A pedestrian accident on Thorn Ave near the Roberts Elementary School resulted in fatal injuries for a young child.
On October 8th, a 7-year-old girl was crossing the 300 block of Thorn Ave with her 14-year-old sister when they were both struck by an SUV. The impact of the collision knocked both children to the ground. The 7-year-old was then run over by the vehicle.
The 14-year-old girl sustained minor injuries and was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
Unfortunately, the 7-year-old sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle, who was identified as 26-year-old Marisol Castro Cervantes, remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased girl. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Roughly every thirty hours one pedestrian loses their life in a motor vehicle accident. When victims are struck and killed by motorists, they often leave behind heartbroken friends and family. Learning that a loved one died is difficult under any circumstance. Learning that the individual lost their life due to a negligent driver makes the situation even more difficult. For this reason, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
At The Benton Law Firm, our knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to help families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our knowledgeable attorneys work aggressively to prove those at-fault should be held accountable for their actions. If your loved one died in an accident caused by a negligent driver, contact our Law firm at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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