Gilberto J. Moreno Killed in Head-On Crash on I-20 in Erath County

Gilberto J. Moreno Killed in Head-On Crash on I-20 in Erath County

Gilberto J. Moreno Killed in Erath County Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 20

Erath County, Texas (September 6, 2020) – Two people were killed Friday morning in a head-on collision in Erath County, according to the Texas DPS.

The fatal crash happened around 12:10 a.m., September 4, on Interstate 20.

DPS said Gilberto J. Moreno, 46, of Grand Prairie, was driving a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country eastbound in the westbound lanes of the interstate when he crashed head-on into a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by 19-year-old Brendon J. Spires of Anson.

The minivan caught fire after the collision.

Spires and Moreno were pronounced dead at the scene.

The troopers are investigating the crash.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Gilberto J. Moreno.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; texting and driving; speeding; fatigue; failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive; running a red light; and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.

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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.