Austin, TX – Earnest Turner Dies From Injuries In I-35 Pedestrian Accident
Austin, TX (April 2, 2019) – On March 17, Austin Police Department responded to a pedestrian accident on Interstate 35.
The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. when 53-year-old Earnest Turner attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of Interstate 35. As he proceeded across the lanes, the driver of a Silver Nissan Altima struck him in the area between East Riverside Drive and Cesar Chavez Street.
Turner was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center immediately following the incident. Unfortunately, on March 30, he succumbed to his injuries.
Our sincerest condolences go out to the Turner family as they deal with the loss of their loved one.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Over 600 victims lost their lives pedestrian accidents across Texas in 2017. Victims in pedestrian accidents often sustain serious and life-threatening injuries simply because of the fact that they are vulnerable against vehicles weighing several thousand pounds.
Pedestrian fatalities often leave families suffering. Thankfully, surviving family members can contact a Texas wrongful death lawyer to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver. Although these lawsuits cannot bring back the individual who lost their life, they can provide grieving families with the compensation necessary to take care of financial burdens incurred from the incident.
If your loved one was killed in a pedestrian accident, contact a Texas wrongful death attorney from the Benton Law Firm as soon as possible. We have helped accident victims across Texas obtain millions of dollars in compensation for injuries and damages in their cases. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free consultation with a Texas accident injury attorney today.
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