Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : December 2, 2021

Del Valle, TX – Victims Involved in TX-71 Collision Identified

Del Valle, TX (January 21, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on State Highway 71 claimed two victims’ lives and left one with injuries.

At around 10 a.m., on January 19, authorities were called to the scene of a collision in the 5000 block of Texas Highway 71. Reports indicate that 20-year-old Joseph Diaz was traveling west on the highway when his vehicle collided with another at the intersection of Richards Drive.

The driver of the second vehicle, who was identified as 49-year-old Jose Velazquez, and his passenger, 45-year-old Joanne Menchaca, both sustained fatal injuries and were declared deceased at the scene.

Diaz was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Joseph Diaz and his family at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Joanne Menchaca and Jose Velazquez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

This is an update to an earlier post found here.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Del Valle, TX – Victims Involved in TX-71 Collision IdentifiedMore than ten people lose their lives in collisions across Texas every day. These accidents occur far too often due to the reckless and negligent actions of other drivers. When victims lose their lives in accidents, their families are often forced to cover funeral service expenses and a variety of other burdens. Rather than accepting the tragic loss, it is crucial for families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions.

The Benton Law Firm’s car accident attorneys in Texas have over 20-years of combined experience helping families get the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from a fatal collision. Our aggressive attorneys work diligently to help families get the justice they deserve. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see how our accident lawyers can help you.

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