Corpus Christi, TX – I-37 Crash Results in Fatal Injuries
Corpus Christi, TX (October 17, 2019) – At approximately 5:30 p.m. on October 16, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 37.
According to reports, a 78-year-old Hispanic man was traveling down the interstate, in a dump truck, when an unknown driver cut him off near the intersection of Callicoate Road. The dump truck driver applied his brakes. The application of the brakes caused the dump truck to lock up and roll over before landing in a ditch.
The impact of the collision resulted in fatal injuries. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding crews.
The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Texas
Although motor vehicles provide reliable transportation for millions of individuals across Texas, there is always a chance that individuals may suffer due to the negligent acts of others sharing the road. Unfortunately, more than 3,700 people lose their lives in automobile collisions across Texas annually. When individuals lose their lives in these horrific collisions, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
The Benton Law Firm understands the difficulties families face after losing a loved one. For this reason, our car accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to ensure they are able to recover from the loss and move forward in the best way possible. Our team is dedicated to helping families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for lost wages, funeral arrangements, and more. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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