23-Year-Old Justin Ortiz Killed, One Injured in Motorcycle Crash on Interstate 10 at Lockwood Drive in Houston
Houston, TX. (July 2, 2020)- Justin Ortiz was killed in a hit-run-crash on June 27, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. at 5598 Interstate 10(East Freeway) and Lockwood Drive. Police reported that two motorcyclists were traveling southbound on Lockwood Drive when one of them was struck by a BMW sedan. Ortiz, the second motorcyclists, was then struck by a Chevrolet Tahoe. Both the BMW and Tahoe fled the scene of the accident. The first motorcyclists sustained minor injuries in the crash. Police continue to search for the both hit-and-run drivers.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We wish them a speedy and successful recovery.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Justin Ortiz. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
Motorcycle accidents across Texas claim the lives of more than 500 victims each year. In many cases, these victims sustain devastating injuries due to the negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road. When victims are involved in collisions with semi-trucks, the injuries are more likely to be fatal. In some cases, surviving relatives can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas to explore legal options available for them.
Over the years, Texas motorcycle accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless families recover the maximum amount of compensation available for their legal claims. Our aggressive personal injury attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families recover compensation to help alleviate the costs of funeral services, property damages, and more. If your loved one lost their life in a collision, due to the negligence of another person, contact our law firm in Texas at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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