Rogelio Cortinaz of Abilene Killed in Solo-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 20 [Merkel, TX]

Rogelio Cortinaz of Abilene Killed in Solo-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 20 [Merkel, TX]

2 Injured in Merkel Deadly Vehicle Crash

Merkel, TX (June 15, 2024) – 43-year-old Rogelio Cortinaz of Abilene was killed in a solo-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 Friday afternoon.

It was about 2:10 p.m. when the fatal collision happened near Sonic.

A white SUV carrying 3 men was traveling east when it lost control at the top of an embankment and the vehicle rolled into the westbound lanes.

Rogelio Cortinaz was killed at the scene. Officers said he was not wearing a seat belt when the collision happened.

One of the occupants was seriously injured while the third sustained minor injuries.

The medical team rushed the driver to the hospital in stable condition, and another person was taken with minor injuries.

Troopers are still investigating the collision.


Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim. May you find strength during this difficult time.


The family of the deceased must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit following the deadly collision. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
 
It allows them to focus on healing and grieving, knowing that their legal rights are being protected and justice is being sought on their behalf. With the support of experienced wrongful death lawyers, families can find solace in knowing that they are not alone in their journey toward healing and finding hope for the future.

“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. Our team strives for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. 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

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