Lazaro Resendiz Killed in Pedestrian Crash on I-20 in Midland

Lazaro Resendiz Killed in Pedestrian Crash on I-20 in Midland

Lazaro Resendiz Killed in Midland Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 20

Midland, Texas (February 9, 2023) – A man was killed Tuesday evening in a pedestrian accident in Midland, according to the police.

The deadly accident was reported around 7:30 p.m., February 7, on the north service road near the 1900 block of E. Interstate Highway 20 (Mile Marker 137).

Police said they found a white Ford F-150 Pickup truck parked off the road on the grassy, unimproved shoulder facing westbound. It showed no signs of damage, and the ignition was running.

The driver, Lazaro Villafuerte Resendiz, 51, Cedar Creek, was found lying on the ground in the middle of the paved eastbound lanes of the northbound service road. He was unresponsive with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital, where he later died. 

Investigators believe Resendiz exited the truck to retrieve a block of wood and was hit by another vehicle.

No further details regarding the crash were provided.

The authorities are investigating the crash.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, pedestrian, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, 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 under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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