• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: May 2020

El Paso, TX (5/12/2020) – One person was killed and two were left injured Sunday after a single-vehicle wreck in El Paso.

The accident happened around 8:00 p.m. According to police 39-year-old driver Nathaniel West drove his Taurus into a cement pillar after hydroplaning across a puddle of water at high speeds.

West and the other two occupants of the vehicle, 25-year-old Amber Torres and a 7-month-old child, were taken to University Medical Center.

Torres was pronounced dead at UMC.

West and the infant sustained minor injuries.

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

Car Accident Attorneys, Sutliff & Stout

The surviving families of the two injured victims may be entitled to a personal injury claim due to the actions of the driver. While it remains to be seen what caused the accident, the actions resulted in two people being injured.

When situations like these occur, it’s best to hire a legal attorney from here on out. An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

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About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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