Austin, TX – Pedestrian Killed At Intersection Of S. Congress Ave And Cloudview Dr
Austin, TX (March 29, 2019) – Just after 8:30 p.m. on March 29, first responders from the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident.
The incident occurred at the intersection of South Congress Avenue and Cloudview Drive in Austin. First responders arrived at the scene to find an adult male pedestrian who was struck by a motor vehicle in the intersection. First responders attempted CPR on the male, but he succumbed to his injuries.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation. Our warmest sympathies go out to the family of the victim who lost his life in this tragic event.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Despite the number of laws and regulations set in place to protect pedestrians across our state, over 600 victims continue to lose their lives each year. Sadly, the human body does not stand a chance against speeding vehicles weighing several thousands of pounds.
When pedestrians are killed in auto accidents, they often leave behind grieving families. Surviving family members are left questioning the circumstances surrounding the very tragic event. Sadly, many family’s questions go unanswered.
When pedestrians die as the result of negligent and reckless drivers, surviving family members are able to contact a Texas wrongful death attorney to file a lawsuit against the negligent party. Although lawsuits are unable to bring back those lost, they can help to provide justice and compensation for those harmed.
Our skilled Texas accident injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped Texans recover millions from at-fault drivers on their cases. Our skilled legal representatives work diligently to help those harmed hold negligent parties accountable. If your loved one died as the result of a negligent driver, contact our aggressive pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation today.
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