Austin, TX – Martine Orozco Injured in E Cesar Chavez St Crash
Austin, TX (November 6, 2019) – At approximately 5:25 a.m. on November 3, emergency crews were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident on East Cesar Chavez Street.
According to reports, 26-year-old Martine (Fernando) Orozco was attempting to cross the roadway to meet an Uber when he was struck by a vehicle.
Orozco incurred serious injuries and was rushed to Dell Seton Medical Center in critical condition.
The driver of the car fled the scene without stopping to render aid.
At this time, the Austin Police Department is investigating the incident.
Our thoughts are with Martine (Fernando) Orozco and his family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 17,500 victims are injured in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. Sadly, thousands of victims are pedestrians traveling on foot. Pedestrians are at an increased risk of sustaining critical and life-threatening injuries. The fact that most people don’t walk around with protective equipment means they are more vulnerable to the impact of vehicles weighing several thousands of pounds. When individuals are harmed in pedestrian accidents, it is crucial that they contact a personal injury attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
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