Houston, TX – Lesha Adams & Jesse Perez Killed In Pedestrian Accident On North Shepherd
Houston, TX (April 2, 2019) – A hit and run accident on North Shepherd Drive around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, left two pedestrians dead.
According to recent reports, 54-year-old Lesha Adams noticed a man in a wheelchair attempting to cross North Shepherd Drive near West 10th Street. She pulled over her vehicle and attempted to help Jesse Perez across the street when the duo was struck by a car. Both Perez and Adams were transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Unfortunately, both victims succumbed to their injuries.
Our warmest sympathies go out to the Adams and Perez families as they deal with the loss of their loved ones in this very tragic incident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Over 600 pedestrians sustain fatal injuries in automobile-involved accidents each year in Texas while hundreds more are injured. Victims who lose their lives in pedestrian accidents often leave behind grieving families.
In addition to the overwhelming sadness these families face, they are usually left to bear stacking expenses related to funeral arrangements and medical treatments received prior to their passing. In these cases, surviving family members are able to file wrongful death lawsuits against at-fault drivers to obtain remuneration for the expenses they incur.
In order to protect their legal rights to compensation and justice, it is imperative for surviving family members to contact a Texas wrongful death attorney from the Benton Law Firm. For many years, our experienced and knowledgeable accident injury attorneys in Texas have helped surviving family members across Texas 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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