UPDATE: Lubbock, TX – Victims Involved in I-27 Collision ID’d by Police
Lubbock, TX (January 13, 2020) – Police have identified the victims killed and injured in the Interstate 27 collision.
Just after 8:30 a.m., on January 11, authorities were called to a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 27 near Drew Street. While assisting the victims, another vehicle passed through and struck two firefighters and a police officer.
The police officer, who was identified as 27-year-old Nicholas Reyna, sustained fatal injuries and was immediately declared deceased at the scene.
Both firefighters, who were identified as 39-year-old David Hill and 30-year-old Matthew Dawson, were rushed to area hospitals for treatment. Sadly, Hill was declared deceased at the hospital.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Matthew Dawson and his family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Nicholas Reyna and David Hill. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of more than 600 pedestrians across the state of Texas. These accidents are typically preventable, yet we continue to see the devastating consequences families are forced to face as a result of reckless and negligent drivers. When victims lose their lives in horrific pedestrian accidents, it is crucial that their families reach out to a reputable wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families across our state. We work diligently to ensure families are able to hold wrongdoers accountable so they can get the justice they deserve. Although we understand that no amount of money can ever replace the lives of those lost, having the financial resources available to cover funeral services, lost wages, and other damages can help families move forward and cover the financial burdens they face. Contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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