Victor Carbajal Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash near Buller and Zadelsky Roads in Waller County

Victor Carbajal Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash near Buller and Zadelsky Roads in Waller County

16-Year-Old Victor Carbajal Killed in Waller County Bicycle Accident near Buller and Zadelsky Roads

Waller County, Texas (February 7, 2020) – A 16-year-old Royal ISD student was killed Tuesday evening in a hit-and-run crash in rural Waller County, according to the authorities.

The deadly crash took place around 6:50 p.m. February 4, near the intersection of Buller and Zadelsky Roads.

DPS said Victor Carbajal, 16, was riding a bicycle from his girlfriend’s house when he was hit by a 2000 Chrysler Voyager driven by 31-year-old Daniel Griffin of Brookshire.

Carbajal was hit just outside his rural Waller County ranch.

Griffin fled the scene without rendering aid.

Carbajal, who played the trombone in the Royal High School Band, was killed in the crash.

Griffin was later arrested for failure to stop and render aid at an accident, causing death and is currently being held at Waller County Jail.

A GoFundMe account to raise money for Victor’s funeral expenses.

The crash remains under investigation.

We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Victor Carbajal.

Who May Make a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?

A wrongful death claim for a family member may be brought by spouses, children or parents. The State of Texas also allows the estate of the deceased to bring a survival action to recover for past medical expenses and conscious pain and suffering, as well as other non-economic damages which the deceased may have suffered before death. Texas does not permit brothers, sisters, cousins, or grandparents to assert any claims for the death of a family member.

Wrongful death claims require an attorney who understands the complexity of the damages caused by a significant loss. The lawyer representing the client has the responsibility to hire the necessary experts to help prove the case. 

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