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Nacogdoches, TX – Gerardo Castro Loses Life in Crash on South St

by | Dec 9, 2021 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Nacogdoches, TX (December 9, 2021) – An auto accident reported in the Nacogdoches area on Thursday evening has claimed one man’s life. At around 5:50 p.m., on December 2, the police and emergency crews were called to the site of an accident on South Street.

Reports from the police show that 70-year-old Gerardo Castro was traveling in the 2000 block of South Street during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, a vehicle passing through the area struck the man. The vehicle then fled the scene of the accident, leaving Castro lying in the roadway.

Emergency crews responded to the scene to render aid to the victim. Castro was transported by ambulance to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital where he passed away from his injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Gerardo Castro. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Texas

Nacogdoches, TX – Gerardo Castro Loses Life in Crash on South StMotor 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. The last time the state of Texas saw one day with no traffic-related fatalities was November 7, 2000. In the 21 years since that day, more than 70,000 people have lost their lives while traveling in our state. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol contribute to more than 25% of fatal crashes each year. Drivers who are distracted account for 18% of crashes. Speeding contributes to nearly 20% of all fatal crashes each year.

These and other acts of negligence continue to have an overwhelming impact on families who are forced to deal with the negative consequences of losing a loved one. When victims are killed in motor vehicle collisions, due to the negligence of others, families may have legal options available to help them move forward. Seeking the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Nacogdoches can help you get justice.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Nacogdoches car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so. Our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident. We will gather evidence to ensure you have the strongest case imaginable.

We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one. For this reason, we strongly emphasize the pursuit of justice. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident due to the negligence of another motorist, do not wait to get the justice you deserve. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience by calling 210-340-5550 to see how we can help you.

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.