Abilene, TX (March 13, 2020) – At around 5:30 p.m., on March 11, the Abilene Police Department and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 83.
Reports indicate that 18-year-old Diego Hernandez was traveling down the roadway in a small Ford when his vehicle was T-Boned at the intersection with Farm to Market Road 3034.
Firefighters extricated several victims from the vehicle using the Jaws of Life.
A one-year-old victim in the backseat of the vehicle was found unresponsive at the scene. The child was revived by CPR and flown to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth.
A total of five victims were injured and in the collision. Hernandez ultimately passed away from his injuries.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Diego Hernandez at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,600 people every year. In many cases, victims end up losing their lives in accidents due to drivers who are distracted, reckless, or impaired. When victims lose their lives in collisions, due to the actions of others, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Texas car accident attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm have extensive experience helping families who have lost loved ones in accidents collect the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, lost wages, and various other damages they face. We stop at nothing to ensure families are in the best mental, emotional, and financial positions to move forward after a tragic loss. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to schedule a case evaluation to explore legal options available for you.
Note: The information that was utilized in this post was gathered from the use of secondary sources. This information used has not been confirmed. If you locate any information that is not correct, please contact our site as soon as possible so that we can make the appropriate corrections. If you find any information that is false, we will remove or correct the post immediately after it is brought to our attention.
Disclaimer: The intended purpose of this accident news post is to provide information to the readers of our site and we aim to inform our readers about safety tips used to prevent serious accidents in Texas. Our intention at Rasansky Law Firm is to honor those who have been seriously injured or have had a family member who has been injured or killed in a Texas accident. Our goal is to provide the most up-to-date information to our readers about these accidents in an effort to help other drivers in Texas avoid becoming the victim of a catastrophic accident. If a person is involved in an accident, we would like them to have enough information to make an informed decision about how to respond. If a person is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice.