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McAllen, TX – Francisco Quijada Loses Life in Car Crash on S McColl Rd

by | Feb 25, 2022 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

McAllen, TX (February 25, 2022) – One person suffered fatal injuries as a result of a traffic-related incident on Tuesday evening in the McAllen area. Just after 4:20 p.m., on February 22, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a crash on South McColl Road.

Reports provided by the police show that three vehicles were involved in an accident that blocked the 6300 block of South McColl Road during the early evening hours.

A total of five people were transported to area hospitals for the treatment of injuries.

One of the drivers, 85-year-old Francisco Quijada, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The driver of the third vehicle involved in the crash, 22-year-old Lou Autry Gomez, was arrested for his involvement in this accident. Gomez was charged with manslaughter and was taken into custody.

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 Francisco Quijada. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

McAllen, TX – Francisco Quijada Loses Life in Car Crash on S McColl RdA fatal crash in Texas can take place at any time. Motorists never get behind the wheel expecting to be involved in a serious accident. The reality, however, is that fatal crashes take place across Texas each day. In 2020, more than 3,800 people were tragically killed in reported accidents. Most injury accidents in Kingsville occur due to the actions of one driver. These drivers are engaged in some type of negligent driving behavior which leads directly to an accident. In turn, the accident leads to serious injuries and even death for the victim.

If you have lost a loved one to a car accident, you are likely wondering about your legal rights. If your loved one was killed in a crash that was not their fault, you should seek the advice of a skilled and experienced wrongful death lawyer in McAllen right away. Under Texas law, family members have the right to pursue wrongful death claims on behalf of their family members. These claims are complicated and require the assistance of a skilled attorney.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Here at Wyatt Law Firm, our car accident lawyers in McAllen are dedicated to achieving the best results for our clients. We have recovered more than 500 million dollars for injured victims and their families across Texas. Our team will always have your interest in mind and we will fight for you every step of the way when you have suffered damages because of the actions of a negligent driver.

We are standing by to speak with you at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential clients. During the consultation, we will go over your options and help you choose the best path forward. To schedule your free appointment with one of our wrongful death attorneys in Texas, 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. 

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.