1 Dead in El Paso County Auto Accident on Eastlake Boulevard and Rojas Drive
EL PASO COUNTY, TX (July 31, 2023) – Sunday morning, a brutal motor vehicle crash on Eastlake Boulevard and Rojas Drive killed 1 person.
The incident happened at 6:06 a.m. at the intersection of Eastlake Boulevard and Rojas Drive.
According to reports, 28-year-old Carlos Balandran drove a Ford Focus and was found unconscious.
Thus, deputies called for medical personnel at the scene.
Then, responders took Balandran to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Moreover, the Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the driver of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries.
Also, the Special Traffic Investigators, which is the unit that investigates fatal or serious crashes responded to the scene.
Moreover, the investigation revealed that the driver of the Ford Focus was heading north on Eastlake behind another car.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Ford Focus failed to control his speed and hit the other car from behind, damaging both vehicles.
The driver of the Focus, Balandran, failed to wear his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
As a result, he suffered a severe head injury, the Sheriff’s Office revealed.
Moreover, the crash marked the seventh traffic fatality in El Paso County compared to nine at the same time last year.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Brutal Motor Vehicle Crash on Eastlake Boulevard & Rojas Drive
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.