Waco, TX – Celeste Huerta ID’d as I-35 Crash Victim
Waco, TX (December 18, 2019) – A pedestrian accident on Interstate 35 claimed the life of one woman early Saturday.
At approximately 3:30 a.m., on December 14, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 35. According to reports, 38-year-old Celeste Huerta was driving down the roadway when her vehicle got a flat tire. Huerta pulled over to the side of the road, exited her vehicle, and began walking down the roadway to seek assistance.
While walking, Huerta was struck by a motor vehicle. Sadly, she sustained fatal injuries in the collision.
Authorities are currently investigating this tragic collision.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Celeste Huerta. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents can have a devastating impact on the lives of victims and their families. Sadly, more than 3,600 victims involved in these horrific incidents end up passing away due to their injuries. Roughly 16.8% of these victims are pedestrians – innocent victims without vehicles to protect them against the impact of others. When victims lose their lives in these horrific incidents, it is crucial that their families step forward to protect their legal rights.
Texas wrongful death attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have over 20-years of combined experience helping grieving families recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. Our skilled and knowledgeable accident attorneys fight diligently to ensure families are fully and fairly compensated for funeral services, pain and suffering, and a variety of other damages they face after losing a tragic loved one due to the negligent actions of others. Contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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