Genuel Becerra-Abreu Involved in Martin County Fatal Collision
Martin County, TX (August 17, 2023) – On Tuesday morning, 22-year-old David Contreras of Midland lost his life following an FM 1208 vehicle collision.
Officers said Contreras was driving a northbound 2019 GMC 3500 on FM 1208, about three miles east of Midland.
At the same time, 35-year-old Genuel Becerra-Abreu was also driving a northbound 2002 Kenworth truck with a trailer on the same road. His vehicle was parked on the southbound lane’s west shoulder.
The authorities said Becerra-Abreu failed to yield the right of way to Contreras and made a right-hand turn into a private drive.
Contreras’ vehicle hit Becerra-Abreu’s vehicle and Contreras died at the accident scene while Becerra-Abreu did not sustain injuries.
Officers are still investigating.
Sweet Lawyers express sympathies to the bereaved family of David Contreras. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
David Contreras Dies in Martin County Traffic Crash
We at Sweet Lawyers understand that losing a loved one in a traffic incident similar to the FM 1208 vehicle collision is devastating.
In painful incidents like this, you need the help of legal experts to fight for you and to get the justice your loved one deserves.
The benefit of getting yourself a wrongful death attorney is that they will help you get compensation for the economic and non-economic damages incurred as a result of the death.
However, know that with a wrongful death case, there is a time limit on which the bereaved can take legal action. These restrictions are called the statute of limitations. It will only allow you to file a wrongful death lawsuit within a certain amount of time. When these expire, the legal claim is no longer valid. Thus, the loved ones can no longer file a lawsuit.
Thus, it is crucial to know and understand these time limitations, as they vary from state to state and case to case.
What Follows a Fatal Vehicle Collision?
So, to the bereaved of David Contreras, talk to us here at Sweet Lawyers. Our legal experts will guide you on how to go about a possible wrongful death claim.
In fact, when you hire us, our attorneys will exhaust their best to ensure you get the maximum settlement. They will speak to witnesses and analyze evidence.