Houston, TX – 2 Killed And 1 Injured In Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run On N. Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX (March 31, 2019) Three pedestrians were struck at the 800 block of North Shepherd near West 10th Street in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident.
The alleged hit-and-run resulted in the death of two of the victims. Authorities are searching for the driver that the fled scene with front end damage to their car.
We send our condolences to the families of the people who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them and the other injured parties at this difficult time.
Texas Pedestrian Accidents
In 2017 alone, Texas had a total of 614 pedestrian fatalities. In that same year, there was one person killed every two hours and one person injured every two minutes. Unfortunately, Texas ranks amongst the highest states with pedestrian accidents.
Negligence is often the culprit behind many tragedies. Drives who refuse to yield to traffic signs or become distracted by phones, often end up causing pedestrian deaths. The aftermath of these accidents can leave victims with severe injuries or expensive medical bills. However, you shouldn’t have to suffer due to someone’s negligence. If you or a loved one were injured because of someone’s carelessness, seek out the help of a Texas injury accident lawyer.
The Brenton Law Firm is dedicated to winning the compensation that you deserve. We have years of legal experience that will help you win your personal injury claim and obtain proper compensation for your pain and suffering. By offering multiple practice areas, The Brenton Law Firm can assist you in all of your personal injury claims. If you or a loved are in need of a Texas injury accident lawyer, call The Brenton Law Firm at (214) 219-4878.
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