Benjamin Hardin Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Transmountain Road in El Paso

Benjamin Hardin Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Transmountain Road in El Paso

35-Year-Old Benjamin Hardin Killed in El Paso Pedestrian Accident on Transmountain Road (Loop 375)

El Paso, Texas (February 18, 2020) – The man who was killed in a pedestrian accident early Sunday morning in Northwest El Paso has been identified as Benjamin Hardin, 35, of El Paso, according to the police.

The accident took place just before 3:00 a.m. February 16, on Transmountain (Loop 375) and the Resler exit.

Police said Hardin was driving when he crashed into a traffic control sign. He exited his car and then began to walk in the middle of the right lane and was hit by a 2001 Honda Accord.

Hardin was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Benjamin Hardin.

When an unsuspecting pedestrian falls victim to an accident caused by a motor vehicle, injuries can be life-threatening, if not fatal. Medical, financial, physical and psychological repercussions can derail one’s entire life as well as that of one’s family. It is vital to your case whether for personal injury or for wrongful death that an experienced and successful accident/injury attorney be consulted. 

At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, our experienced lawyers will help you in this situation.

To speak to an attorney, please Click to call: 281-943-5555.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is for informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service we like to advise family of the following:
1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.