Jaime Garcia Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on FM 1015 at 18th Street in Weslaco
Weslaco, TX. (May 2, 2022)- 18-year-old Jaime Elias Garcia was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on April 30, 2022, in Weslaco, Texas. The accident occurred just after 7:30 p.m. at the FM 1015 and 18th Street intersection. Police reported that the driver of a northbound Ford Explorer was traveling at a high rate of speed when they crashed into a Kia Optima driven by Garcia. The impact caused the Kia to enter the intersection where it was struck by a Honda Pilot. Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene. Occupants in the Ford and the Honda were transported to an area with unknown injuries. The driver of the Ford was evading arrest on suspicion of DWI at the time of the crash. The driver is facing several charges. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Jaime Elias Garcia. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
In 2016, reports indicate that at least one person sustained injuries every two minutes after being involved in a car crash on Texas roads. The most common causes of vehicle collisions have remained the same over the years, which include distracted driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, and aggressive driving. When victims lose their lives in collisions, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
At The Benton Law Firm, we are passionate about defending our clients against negligent drivers, which is how we have helped thousands of clients over the course of two decades win their personal injury lawsuits. Our attorneys specialize in gathering evidence and pursuing liable parties for appropriate compensation. Contact our office today if you or a loved one were hurt in a car accident. For those interested in a free consultation, call (214) 777-7777.
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