San Antonio, TX – Tanya Hernandez Killed, Three Children Hurt in Crash on I-10

San Antonio, TX – Tanya Hernandez Killed, Three Children Hurt in Crash on I-10

San Antonio, TX (January 30, 2023) – Police in San Antonio are currently investigating a fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of one person and injured three children. The accident happened on the Northwest Side on Sunday afternoon, January 29. 

The deceased victim was identified as Tanya Hernandez, 37. She was headed west on I-10 in her Chevy Tahoe when she was cut off by a motorcycle traveling at unsafe speeds. She attempted to avoid hitting the motorcyclist and lost control of her car. 

Hernandez struck the guard rail on the left, crossed the grassy median, and struck a support beam. She was pronounced deceased on-site by paramedics. Three passengers, ages 10-15, were transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Tanya Hernandez at this time. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims. 

Texas Traffic Accidents

 San Antonio, TX - Tanya Hernandez Killed, Three Children Hurt in Crash on I-10 A fatal car accident can detrimentally affect the lives of those involved, including the surviving family members of deceased victims. Traffic collisions in Texas happen for a wide array of different reasons. Unfortunately, the majority of the auto collisions reported in the Lone Star State are caused by preventable, negligent driver behaviors. Statistics recently compiled concerning the national crash rate show that over 94% of American car crashes are the result of negligent driving. In Texas, drunk driving is one of the main causes of auto accidents. Driver intoxication causes more than 40% of all traffic crashes in the state of Texas, claiming over 1,000 lives per year. 

When you or someone you love are seriously hurt in a crash, you may be scared and overwhelmed. If someone you love has lost their life, these feelings can be accompanied by shock, sadness, and anger. A car crash attorney can help you protect your legal rights and get the justice you deserve if you are suffering through a situation of this nature. 

A wrongful death lawyer in San Antonio can help you file a wrongful death claim if someone you love has been killed due to the negligent actions of another driver. You may be entitled to significant financial compensation for the damages and losses you may have endured. At the law office of Joe Brad Brock, we have been working to help the surviving family members of deceased crash victims financially recover for decades. 

Contact the law office of Joe Brad Brock to learn more about how we can help you financially recover. Recoverable losses in a traffic accident injury case include, but are not limited to, pain and suffering, medical bills, mental health bills, loss of consortium, punitive damages, funeral costs, and more. 

Losing a loved one in a traffic accident caused by the actions of a reckless, careless, or otherwise negligent driver can be devastating. You may greatly benefit from the help of a San Antonio wrongful death attorney during this difficult time. 

Call the law office of Joe Brad Brock today at (361) 884-1086 to get started on your own personal injury claim in Texas and to speak with a Texas car accident attorney about your case. Your successful recovery, be it physical, mental, financial, or all three, is our ultimate goal, and we work diligently on your behalf to uphold it.

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Disclaimer: We take pride in being valued members of the local business community in Corpus Christi and are always striving to improve the safety of our fellow community members. While we are always saddened to know that someone was injured in an accident, attorney Joe Brad Brock hopes that through awareness and education, people will take the necessary precautions to avoid being injured in a serious accident like this. The information contained in these posts should not be considered legal advice or medical advice.  This post is not a solicitation for business and should not be viewed as such. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual crash scene.