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San Juan, TX – Ofelia Merlen Proa Killed in Eldora Rd. Pedestrian Crash

by | Oct 5, 2021 | Pedestrian Accidents | 0 comments

San Juan, TX (October 4, 2021) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place over the weekend near San Juan. The collision happened around 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 2nd.

The Houston Police Department responded to the intersection of Eldora Road near Cesar Chavez Road after receiving a report of the collision. According to officers, a 19-year-old woman was walking near the intersection when she was hit by a brown SUV that was traveling westbound on Eldora. The woman, later identified as Ofelia Merlen Proa, of San Juan, was rushed to a local hospital. She later succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.

The SUV driver failed to stop at the scene and fled the area before police could arrive. Officials are still searching for the driver at this time. It is believed that the SUV may have damage to its front bumper.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Texas Department of Public Safety. No further details have been released regarding the accident.

Our condolences are with the family of Ofelia Merlen Proa following this tragic San Juan pedestrian accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas  San Juan, TX - Ofelia Merlen Proa Killed in Eldora Rd. Pedestrian Crash

A Texas pedestrian crash can turn your world upside down in a matter of seconds. Pedestrian accidents take place each day across our state and often result when drivers fail to use appropriate care and caution given their surroundings. Drivers should always be on the lookout for pedestrians and should yield the right of way whenever possible in order to avoid an accident. Negligent and distracted drivers are frequently responsible for accidents that kill and injure innocent pedestrians.

A pedestrian accident in San Antonio is certainly a devastating event. Family members may suddenly find themselves facing a future without their loved ones. The pain and grief that are felt during this time are tremendous. You may wonder how you are ever going to move forward following the accident. Fortunately, there is help available and it pays to know your legal rights.

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in San Juan

Here at Wyatt Law Firm, our San Antonio pedestrian accident attorneys bring a great deal of skill and compassion to each client’s case. We understand the job that needs to be done. Everything we do is done with the goal of ensuring a full and complete recovery for our clients. Our firm has built a reputation for being tough and dependable. We know that you are going through a very difficult time and we will be right by your side every step of the way.

Our firm proudly provides a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. We are only a phone call away and can help no matter the circumstances you are facing. During the initial call, we will discuss an appropriate strategy for helping you recover the maximum amount of compensation. To schedule your appointment with a San Antonio personal injury lawyer, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at 210-340-5550.

Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

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