El Paso, TX – 3 Killed And 3 Injured In 3-Vehicle Collision On Hercules Avenue
El Paso, TX (January 18, 2020) On the evening of January 17th, a fatal three-vehicle collision happened in the 4000 block of Hercules Avenue around 5:00 p.m.
According to police, a man was speeding in a 2016 Dodge Challenger when it rear-ended a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. As a result, the Cruze spun into the westbound lanes before it collided with a tree. The Challenger then veered into the opposite lanes of traffic and crashed head-on with a 1995 Aerostar.
When the paramedics arrived, they found the driver of the Dodge Challenger dead at the scene. He has been identified as 45-year-old Billy Ray Ethridge Jr. The driver and passenger of the Aerostar, 76-year-old Pascual Garcia and 72-year-old Carolina Garcia-Amaya, also sustained fatal injuries. The driver and two passengers in the Cruze sustained injuries and were tended to by paramedics.
The collision is currently under investigation by authorities.
We send our condolences to the families of Billy Ray Eithridge Jr, Pascual Garcia, and Carolina Garcia-Amaya. We also wish the other three injured victims a complete recovery.
Head-On Collision in Texas
Head-on collisions are the most dangerous collisions and often result from drivers losing control of their vehicles, driving under the influence, or driving distracted. Because head-on collisions are considered the most dangerous, the survival rate is extremely low.
At The Benton Law Firm, we help families of deceased victims file wrongful death lawsuits to help receive compensation from all liable parties. Although money cannot replace the death of a loved one, it does help pay for funeral expenses, hospital bills, and more. If you lost a loved one in a head-on collision, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878.
Note: The information included in this post was derived from secondary sources and has not been independently confirmed. Any inaccurate information will be corrected immediately after being brought to the site’s attention. If you identify any false information within this story, please inform us immediately so we can adjust the post to contain the most accurate information available surrounding this event.
Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.