Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : October 21, 2019

Austin, TX – David Tienda ID’d as Emerald Forest Dr Crash Victim

Austin, TX (October 18, 2019) – Just after 3:30 p.m. on October 13, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Emerald Forest Drive.

According to reports, a white 2015 Ford F-250 was traveling west along William Cannon Drive. The truck proceeded through the intersection and struck 23-year-old David Tienda, who was crossing the roadway in a motorized wheelchair.

Tienda was rushed to an area hospital with serious injuries. On October 16, authorities confirmed that Tienda succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the Austin Police Department’s Vehicular Homicide Unit.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of David Tienda. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Austin, TX – David Tienda ID’d as Emerald Forest Dr Crash VictimEvery year, over 3,700 individuals lose their lives in collisions across our state. In some cases, victims are outside of vehicles and utilizing wheelchairs.

The exposed state of the bodies of those on wheelchairs means they are more vulnerable to being fatally injured. When individuals lose their lives in fatal collisions, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.

Over the years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped thousands of people get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our team works diligently to ensure families are able to obtain the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral arrangements, burial services, and various other damages resulting from a loved one’s fatal incident. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. 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.

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