Houston, TX – Two Killed In Pedestrian Accident On N. Shepherd Dr Near W 10th St
Houston, TX (April 1, 2019) – On Saturday, March 30, around 9:30 p.m., the Houston Police Department responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident.
The incident occurred on the southbound side of North Shepherd Drive near West 10th Street. A woman in a motor vehicle struck two individuals, a 25-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man, who were crossing the street. The two victims were transported to an area hospital, but both succumbed to their injuries shortly after.
The driver, who fled from the scene of the incident without checking on the victims, turned herself into the Houston Police Department after driving home and speaking with members of her family.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims killed in this very tragic incident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Each year in Texas, over 600 pedestrians sustain fatal injuries in automobile-involved accidents while hundreds more are injured. Victims who lose their lives in pedestrian accidents often leave behind families to mourn their loss.
In addition to overwhelming sadness, families are further left to bear thousands of dollars in expenses related to funeral and medical bills. In these cases, surviving family members are able to file wrongful death lawsuits against at-fault drivers.
In order to protect your legal rights, it is imperative for surviving family members to contact a Texas wrongful death attorney from the Benton Law Firm. For years, our experienced and knowledgeable accident injury attorneys in Texas have helped victims and their families obtain full and fair compensation for their claims. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878. Schedule a free case evaluation with a reputable pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to see what legal options are available for you.
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