Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : July 10, 2019

Laredo, TX – Oziel Martinez, Juan Edgardo Moncada Killed In Crash On I-35 At TX-255

Laredo, TX (July 10, 2019) – The victims of a deadly crash in Laredo have been identified. The incident took place at the intersection of Interstate 35 and TX-255 on Friday, July 5th, in the morning around 7:20 a.m.

The men were identified as 25-year-old Oziel Martinez and 56-year-old Juan Edgardo Moncada. Both victims were residents of Laredo. 

Martinez was reported as driving westbound in a 2007 Kenworth that was hauling a 2006 Drag Master trailer along TX-255 when he took the exit for Interstate 35 N. 

Martinez struck a Moncada who was traveling northbound in a 2007 Cub Cadet truck tractor driven pulling a 2009 utility trailer on I-35.

Both vehicles flipped over on impact, and Martinez was ejected from his vehicle. The accident caused the Cub Cadet truck tractor to catch on fire.

Both Martinez and Moncada were pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics. 

No other injuries were reported at the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Oziel Martinez and Juan Edgardo Moncada at this time.

Texas Reckless Driving Accidents

Laredo, TX - Oziel Martinez, Juan Edgardo Moncada Killed In Crash On I-35 At TX-255In recent years, fatal collisions caused by reckless driving have risen dramatically. This is due to new technology that brings more distractions to the road than ever before.

Whatever the case, when a driver isn’t paying attention to the road or failing to obey the rules of the road, they put themselves and others at risk. 

The Benton Law Firm believes in bringing careless motorists to justice for their role in a serious accident. If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident, contact our law offices and talk to a Texas wrongful death attorney today at (214) 771-9365.

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