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El Paso, TX – Two Killed in Auto Wreck on I-10 near MM 19 at Porfirio Diaz St

by | Apr 11, 2022 | Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

El Paso, TX (April 11, 2022) – Two people lost their lives as a result of a traffic-related incident on Sunday morning, April 10.

Reports provided by the El Paso Police Department show that a 2016 Dodge Dart was traveling east on Interstate 10 at around 1:30 a.m. For unknown reasons, the vehicle struck a man and a woman near mile marker 19 by Porfirio Diaz Street.

Both pedestrians sustained fatal injuries as a result of the accident. Emergency crews pronounced both victims deceased at the scene.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

El Paso, TX – Two Killed in Auto Wreck on I-10 near MM 19 at Porfirio Diaz StEach year, pedestrian accidents take the lives of more than 700 people in the state of Texas. This counts for more than 18% of fatal accidents that take place in our state each year. In many instances, fatal pedestrian accidents are caused by drivers who engage in reckless actions while operating their vehicles.

In fact, nearly four out of five crashes in our state can be attributed to some form of negligence. Some of the most common factors associated with truck accidents include:

  • Driving while impaired
  • Running red lights
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Speeding
  • Driving while distracted
  • Drowsy driving

If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a pedestrian accident, your family may have some legal recourse. Reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in El Paso can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get justice for your loved one. Working with a knowledgeable legal team can help you recover compensation to help cover funeral expenses, lost earning capacity, mental anguish, and other damages that your family is forced to endure.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

The El Paso pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of combined experience fearlessly representing victims and families in El Paso and across the entire state of Texas who have been harmed in accidents due to negligence.

We are passionate about helping people who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. Our team fully understands what families are going through during these difficult times. For this reason, we provide only the most trusted and effective representation to ensure our clients are protected.

We understand the challenges that bereaved families are forced to endure. For this reason, we are committed to helping families get the justice they deserve. Not only do we provide knowledgeable and fearless representation for each of our clients, but we make sure they are aware of the legal options available to them.

We help to educate our clients, so we are able to come to a resolution for their case that truly reflects their needs and best interests. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 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. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.