40-Year-Old Cynthia Quiroz and 36-Year-Old Julio Juarez Killed in DUI Crash on 2 Mile Line Road and Shary Road in Mission
Mission, TX. (August 21, 2020)- Cynthia Quiroz and Julio Juarez were killed in a two-vehicle crash on August 16, 2020 in Mission, Texas. The crash occurred on Sunday night, at the on 2 Mile Line Road and Shary Road intersection. Police reported that the driver of a Toyota was traveling at a high rate of speed when they crashed into a Chevrolet driven by Quiroz. Quiroz was declared dead at the scene. Juarez, a passenger of the Toyota, was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Toyota was transported to Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg for treatment. The Toyota driver has been charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of Cynthia Quiroz and Julio Juarez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
DUI Accidents in Texas
In 2017, studies show that approximately 13,177 accidents were caused by drunk driving in Texas. As a result of these accidents, approximately 521 people lost their lives and another 1,271 sustained injuries. Accidents almost always result when alcohol is involved because drivers are in less control of their bodies and vehicles, making them more prone to crashing into others.
Families who have lost loved ones in DUI accidents have the right to seek help from an experienced Texas wrongful death lawyer to help them file wrongful death lawsuits. At The Benton Law Firm, we offer those services and have succeeded in helping numerous families win their claims. Contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-777-7777.
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