El Paso Fatal Collision Results in Injuries
El Paso, TX (June 23, 2023) – On Wednesday, Riley Hernandez, 18, and Daniel Thurman, 19, were both killed in a t-bone crash on Gateway N Boulevard.
The fatal collision happened at around 2:29 p.m. at the intersection with 11400 McCombs Street.
Investigating officers stated that Thurman was driving a 2010 Toyota Scion XB on Gateway North Boulevard and Hernandez was his passenger.
Officials said Thurman ran the red light.
At that time, Laneisa Speller, 31, was driving a 2016 Jeep Patriot along with an 8-year-old southbound on McCombs Street.
As a result, a T-bone collision happened.
Thurman and Hernandez were transported at a hospital where they both died while Speller and the 8-year-old were injured.
Officers said that the main contributing factor to the El Paso fatal collision is running a red light.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the bereaved family of Riley Hernandez and Daniel Thurman. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
A Vehicle Collision Happens Every Minute
Did you know that a person is injured in a motor vehicle accident every 2 minutes? Emergency units receive road accident report every 57 seconds. Between 2020 and 2021, there was a 4.17% increase in accident-related deaths on our roadways.
Indeed, traffic safety is no laughing matter. The dangers of driving continue to rise, yet the public is forced to put their lives at stake on the road each day.
Let us make the roadways safe. It is everyone’s responsibility to abide by traffic rules and prevent traffic mishaps like the vehicle crash on Gateway N Boulevard.
Consult With the Legal Experts
Your safety on the road is never guaranteed; knowledge is a powerful tool. Indeed, in uncertain times such as these, you may want to speak to a professional in case of a similar incident.
Knowing what steps to take following a traffic accident can mean the difference between financial prosperity and financial disparity. The consequences of a severe accident can follow you for months, even years, if you don’t have your legal doubts cleared by an expert.
It is good to know that the aftershock of a traffic accident is not something to be dealt with alone. The burden is meant to be shared; preferably, with a community that knows how to handle the effects.
To those who lost a loved one in a traffic collision, reach out to Sweet Lawyers‘ wrongful death attorneys. Our legal team will find you the most favorable possible outcome. We will achieve the justice and compensation you and your family deserve.