Austin, TX (December 30, 2019) – One pedestrian lost their life in an Accident on Dessau Road.
On December 22, at approximately 2:25 a.m., authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 11200 block of Dessau Road.
Reports from police indicate that 22-year-old Elvin Diaz-Felipe was attempting to cross the roadway, near the intersection of Braker Lane, when he was struck by a 2008 Toyota Camry.
Diaz-Felipe incurred fatal injuries in the collision and was declared deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Camry remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.
At this time, APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit is investigating.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Elvin Diaz-Felipe. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian accidents involving automobiles claim the lives of more than 600 pedestrians across Texas annually. Many victims incur fatal injuries in these horrific collisions due to the reckless and negligent actions of drivers. When victims incur fatal injuries, it is imperative that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, The Benton Law Firm has helped thousands of families collect the maximum amount of compensation attainable for lost wages, funeral services, and more. Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to ensure those harmed get the justice they deserve from those who cause them harm. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.
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