El Paso, TX (January 8, 2023) – A traffic accident took place in the El Paso area that claimed one person’s life. On January 4, the police and firefighters in El Paso were notified that a constant place in the central area of the city required attention.
Authorities rushed to the scene of the accident, which was at Aurora Avenue and Alabama Street.
According to authorities, at approximately 530 p.m., a 2012 Dodge Caravan was traveling west on Aurora Avenue at the same time as a 2005 Ford Taurus was traveling northbound on Alabama Street. As the two vehicles proceeded through the intersection, they collided. The impact of the crash sent debris across to the northbound side of the roadway, where it struck a 2017 Ford fusion.
The Dodge then went off the roadway into a parking lot and rolled over before striking four other vehicles. The Dodge then crashed into a rock wall.
A 46-year-old man involved in the accident suffered significant injuries. He was rushed to an area hospital for emergency care. A 22-year-old female passenger in the vehicle also suffered significant injuries and was rushed to a hospital. Authorities confirm that she later passed away.
The police department in El Paso is investigating the accident.
We hope the man injured in this crash recovers quickly.
Our condolences are with the family of the woman who died in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 4480 fatal car accidents in Texas in 2021. This number is a significant increase over the year before. Every year, we see countless people die in car crashes across our state that are caused by drivers who are negligent. When drivers do not operate their vehicles in a safe and effective manner, they leave other people sharing the road at risk.
Unfortunately, many innocent people die in car crashes as a result of negligent motorists. Some leading factors in fatal crashes across our state include drivers who are drunk, distracted or speeding. No matter what the cause of the accident, fatal crashes can have a devastating impact on the lives of the surviving families.
If your loved one has died as a result of a fatal car crash, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of an El Paso wrongful death lawyer right away. A knowledgeable legal team will be able to help your family pursue legal action against the party responsible and fight for fair compensation.
The team at Wyatt Law Firm is committed to providing their clients with the highest quality of legal representation and support when faced with wrongful death. Our El Paso wrongful death attorneys understand that each situation is unique and strive to tailor our approach in order to most effectively obtain justice for you and your family. If you are in need of knowledgeable and skilled legal counsel, contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at 210-340-5550 today for a free consultation and let one of our experienced attorneys start fighting on your behalf.
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