McAllen, TX (January 9, 2022) – One person has lost their life following a two-vehicle collision in the McAllen area on Thursday evening, January 6. At around 7 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on East Nolana Avenue.
Reports from the police show that 29-year-old Claudia Ann Carrizales was traveling in the area when she crashed into a second vehicle. As Carrizales fled the scene, she crashed into another vehicle in the 1300 block of East Nolana Avenue, just west of Jackson Road.
The driver of the third vehicle, 46-year-old Cynthia Ann Lopez, sustained fatal injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Two other people inside Lopez’s vehicle were transported to area hospitals for further care.
Carrizales was transported to a local hospital and faces charges for her actions.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Cynthia Ann Lopez. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of nearly 4,000 people every year. In many cases, victims suffer fatal injuries in accidents due to the negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road. Nearly 80% of crashes in our state can be contributed to some form of negligence. Some of the most common factors associated with truck accidents include:
- Drowsy driving
- Driving while impaired
- Driving while distracted
- Engaging in reckless driving behaviors
When victims lose their lives in crashes, due to these and other negligent, reckless, and malicious actions, their families may have legal options available to help them get justice. Reaching out to a skilled McAllen wrongful death lawyer can ensure your family is able to get justice after enduring the unexpected loss of a loved one.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
The McAllen car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are committed to helping families get justice after losing loved ones in crashes. We provide thorough and effective representation for our clients that not only protects their legal rights but ensures their best interests are reflected throughout the entire legal process. Our team will meet with you to discuss your case and some of your goals moving forward. We will help you recover compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, lost earning capacity, and a variety of other damages you face moving forward.
Our law firm understands that no one is truly prepared to deal with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. This drives our commitment toward helping you get justice. Our ultimate goal is to help you move forward after experiencing a loss in the best way possible. You should not be forced to cover tens of thousands of dollars in unexpected costs due to the negligence of another driver. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team by calling 210-340-5550.
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