Herlinda Castro Dies After Driver Runs A Stop Sign in Central El Paso
El Paso, TX (February 5, 2020)- Herlinda Castro died and two others were injured when a driver failed to stop at a sign in Central El Paso on Wednesday February 5th. The collision occurred around 6:45 p.m. on North Piedras Street and Harrison Avenue. The driver of a 2015 Dodge Challenger ran the stop sign and broadsided Castro’s 2003 Ford Explorer. Herlinda Castro, her 18-year-old passenger Ashley Saucedo and the driver of the Challenger were all taken to University Medical Center for their injuries, where Castro passed away. A police news release stated that the driver’s failure to yield the right of way and high speed were key factors in the wreck and charges are currently pending.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Herlinda Castro and Ashley Saucedo. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Texas
Every day, more than ten people lose their lives in automobile accidents across our state. A large percentage of motor vehicle collisions occur at intersections where drivers pass red lights and stop signs without the right of way. When victims are fatally injured in these horrific collisions, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
The Benton Law Firm’s car accident attorneys in Texas have over two decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of families to ensure they collect full and fair compensation to cover the costs of funeral services, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and more. We strive to help families move forward after a tragic loss in the best way imaginable. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to the negligent actions of another driver, contact our law firm at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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