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https://www.texasinjurylawyersblog.com/files/2020/03/Screen-Shot-2020-03-16-at-11.44.11-AM.pngWednesday, March 11, 2020: ABILENE, TX – A fatal crash in Abilene left one person dead and three seriously injured. According to DPS, the crash occurred after a construction truck disregarded a stop sign and t-boned a small Ford on the passenger side that was traveling west on FM 3034. According to KTXS, DPS troopers responded to a crash on US 83 and FM 3034 near the Abilene Landfill in Jones County on Wednesday afternoon just before 5:30 p.m.

Troopers found 18-year-old Diego Hernandez dead at the scene. The three passengers in the back seat had to be extradited using the jaws of life. 

One of the passengers was a one-year-old infant who was seriously injured. The infant was flown to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. An off-duty trooper who arrived first to the scene administered CPR to the baby. Investigators stated the infant was not properly restrained. Abilene Police and Firefighters were also at the scene.

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Las Cruces, NM (December 7, 2019)   Mother and son, 25 year-old Elide Garcia and 6 year-old Jose Luis Wences were killed by a suspected drunk driver on Saturday night December 7th.  The Las Cruces residents were struck head on by an SUV going the wrong way on Loop 375 near Bowie High School in El Paso on their way home to Las Cruces.  Jose died upon impact while his mother, Eldie, passed a short time later at the hospital. Eldie Garcia’s boyfriend, Alberto Cuellar was also in the vehicle and remains hospitalized in serious condition.  

The suspected drunk driver of the other vehicle, Juan Martinez, was also hospitalized and will be booked and charged with 2 counts of intoxicated manslaughter when released.  Martinez, was driving his SUV eastbound in the wrong direction on Loop 375 west when he hit the other car Saturday night.

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