• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: January 2020
Celso Manuel Garcia Killed after Drunk Driver Accident in El Paso

El Paso, TX (1/13/2020) – A motorcyclist is now dead after a drunk driver ran a red light and crashed into him Thursday night.

The accident occurred at Raynor and Yandell in El Paso. Celso Manuel Garcia, 38, was driving his Yamaha motorcycle on Yandell when he was struck by 27-year-old Ivan Romo after Romo ran a red light going north on Raynor. Romo then hit two parked cars on the street with his Dodge Ram.

Garcia was killed at the scene.

Romo, a Fort Bliss soldier, was arrested on suspicion of intoxicate manslaughter. He was booked into the El Paso County Facility.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

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According to Texas Department of Transportation, last year there were 8,611 wrecks involving motorcycles, with 417 of them being deadly. While many Texans ride their motorcycles their entire lives without any incident, there is always a risk of an accident or injury each time you take to the road.

At Sutliff & Stout, we fight for motorcycle accident victims to get the compensation that they deserve. We understand that motorcycle riders face unfair prejudices and we’ll work tirelessly to make sure that you receive a full and fair settlement for your injuries and other losses after an accident. To schedule a free and confidential consultation with a Houston motorcycle accident attorney at Sutliff & Stout, text or call (281) 853-8446 anytime, 24/7.

Source: KTSM and KFOX 14

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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