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Pittsburg, TX – Luis Arellano Velazquez Loses Life in Crash on Highway 271

by | Dec 10, 2021 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Pittsburg, TX (December 10, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Camp County has claimed one man’s life on Tuesday morning. At around 4:45 a.m., on December 7, calls for assistance came in surrounding an auto accident on Highway 271.

Reports from authorities show that 59-year-old Edward Salazar was driving a semi-truck north on Highway 271. At the same time, 23-year-old Luis Arellano Velazquez was driving a sedan in the same direction on the road. For unknown reasons, the two vehicles collided just north of Pittsburg.

Velazquez sustained severe injuries in the accident and was rushed to a local hospital. Authorities confirmed that the man passed away from his injuries after arriving.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation. No other injuries were reported.

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

Fatal Car Accidents in Texas

Pittsburg, TX – Luis Arellano Velazquez Loses Life in Crash on Highway 271Around ten people lose their lives each day in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Texas. In many cases, these crashes are entirely preventable. We see many drivers, passengers, and other travelers lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of others. Some of the leading causes of fatal crashes include:

  • Driving while under the influence of alcohol
  • Driver inattention
  • Speeding
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Running red lights

Victims who lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents often leave behind friends and family members who are devastated to learn that their loved one has lost their life as a result of another driver’s negligence. When victims are killed in motor vehicle collisions, due to the actions of others, families may have legal options available to help them move forward. Seeking the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Pittsburg can help you get justice.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our Pittsburg car accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the 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. We will gather evidence to ensure you have the strongest case imaginable.

We understand that your family is not only dealing with mental and emotional consequences resulting from the unexpected loss of a loved one, but the financial impacts may be far too challenging to endure. For this reason, we are committed to helping grieving families recover compensation to help cover the costs of funerals, alleviate the impact of lost earnings, and help cover other unexpected costs moving forward. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, do not wait to protect your legal rights and get justice. 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.