Escobares, TX (March 11, 2020) – The victim who lost their life in a devastating collision on Saturday afternoon has been identified by police.
On March 7, at around 1:25 p.m., emergency crews in Starr County responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on US Highway 83. Reports indicate that 18-year-old Adalberto Barron was traveling down the roadway, in a brown Chevrolet pickup, while utilizing his cellphone.
Barron lost control of his vehicle and went off the road. His vehicle collided with a white Nissan Sentra then struck two pedestrians.
One pedestrian, who was identified as 68-year-old Oneida Guerra, suffered fatal injuries in the collision.
Barron was subsequently arrested and charged with manslaughter and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of Oneida Guerra at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 600 pedestrians are sadly killed in collisions across our state. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to see families left to endure the devastating consequences of losing their loved ones. When innocent victims lose their lives in collisions, it is imperative that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm have over 25-years of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families throughout our state. We go to the scene of accidents to investigate. Our team gathers evidence, works with experts, and aggressively negotiates full and fair compensation to ensure families are able to move forward after a tragic loss. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to discuss legal options available for you.
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