1 Dead in Travis County Auto Accident on FM 969
TRAVIS COUNTY, TX (May 18, 2023) – Sunday, Jose Jacobo Melgar-Menjivar died while in custody after a tragic vehicle crash on FM 969.
Responders responded to the area of 10100-10506 FM 969 in eastern Travis County near Bud Dryden Airport after reports of a multi-vehicle crash just before 4 p.m.
Upon the deputies‘ arrival, they located citizens trying to gain control of and assist a male driver.
Officers noted that the man appeared to be in an altered mental state. Thus, deputies detained him and determined he needed medical treatment.
Then, responders took 26-year-old Melgar-Menjivar into Austin-Travis County EMS’s care.
However, he suffered a medical emergency and medics failed to revive him.
At 5 p.m., the authorities declared him dead.
Meanwhile, responders took another person to a nearby hospital following the crash.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigation the crash.
We want to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with Loss after Tragic Vehicle Crash on FM 969
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing during a devastating loss. However, the victim’s family must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step toward closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Nothing can bring back those dearly departed. Thus, we strive to secure our clients’ future, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered by us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.