Austin, TX – One Killed In Pedestrian Crash On Stassney & S Congress
Austin, TX (April 17, 2019) – Around 1 a.m. on April 17, Austin Police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on E Stassney Lane.
The incident occurred at the intersection of East Stassney Lane and South Congress Avenue. According to reports, a driver was on his way to work, heading north along Congress Avenue, when he struck a male crossing the street at the intersection.
The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost his life in this horrific tragedy.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Every year, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. The vulnerable state of the human body makes it more likely to sustain catastrophic and fatal injuries. This is particularly true due to the fact that the human body cannot stand the impact of automobiles, especially those traveling at high rates of speed.
Victims who lose their lives due to pedestrian accidents often leave behind friends and families. It is understandable that surviving loved ones are often overwhelmed with emotional pain. In many cases, surviving relatives are left responsible for funeral expenses and various other financial obligations resulting from the incident. Surviving relatives should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to obtain remuneration for various damages incurred.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping victims, and surviving relatives, get the justice and compensation they deserve. Over the years, we have helped numerous victims obtain multi-million dollar settlements for their claims. Contact our office today at (214) 219-4878 to see how our skilled Texas accident injury attorneys can help you.
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