Austin, TX – 60-Year-Old Man Critically Injured In Crash On I-35/US-290
Austin, TX (March 18, 2019) – On Sunday, around 9:30 p.m., a 60-year-old man was walking downtown when he was struck by a vehicle.
The accident occurred on the northbound side of I-35, between Cesar Chavez Street and East Riverside Drive. Emergency crews responded to the scene of the incident and found the 60-year-old man severely injured while another victim sustained only minor injuries. The 60-year-old male was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center in critical condition due to life-threatening injuries.
Details of the accident are not available at this time. The incident is currently under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who sustained injuries in this terrible pedestrian accident and their families. We hope that the elderly gentleman who was critically injured will be able to fully recover from his injuries. We are keeping him and his family in our thoughts and prayers.
Pedestrian Accidents In Austin
There were more than 600 people who lost their lives in a pedestrian accident in 2017 in the state of Texas. Individuals involved in pedestrian accidents are at an increased risk of sustaining serious injuries. The risk of serious injuries in further increased when the victims are elderly individuals. Those injured in pedestrian accidents often require immediate medical attention, hospitalization, and surgeries. The recovery process for pedestrian accidents can last months or even years. Finding the right Texas personal injury attorney to represent you in your injury claim is essential.
Unfortunately, many individuals injured in pedestrian accidents are unable to return to work. Dealing with overwhelming pain and suffering, stacking medical expenses, and lost wages can take an immense toll on victims.
The knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm understand the unique challenges pedestrian accident victims face. For this reason, our team of knowledgeable attorneys works diligently to help those injured obtain compensation and justice from at-fault drivers. If you were injured in a pedestrian accident, by no fault of your own, contact the Benton Law Firm at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free consultation.
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