Harris County, TX – Man Killed In Pedestrian Crash On Thompson Road
Harris County, TX (May 1, 2019) – Around 9 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian crash in the 7400 block of Thompson Road.
According to the Harris County deputies, a maroon Chevrolet van was traveling south along Thompson Road when it struck the victim, who was in the middle of the roadway. The driver of the van went down the road and turned around to return to the scene of the incident. The driver attempted to locate the man struck, but was unable to do so.
The driver’s call to 911 lead Highlands Firefighters and deputies to the scene, who were able to locate the man in a ditch next to the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family or families of the man who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Every year, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. This number represents one person losing their lives roughly every 30-hours somewhere in our state. Pedestrian accidents are often devastating because victims stand very little chance against the impact of motor vehicles. When victims lose their lives in these horrific collisions, surviving family members should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to see what legal options are available for them.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have over two decades of experience helping surviving family members collect compensation to cover the costs for medical and funeral expenses, lost wages, and other damages resulting from the incident. Our attorneys firmly believe that those harmed should get justice from wrongdoers. If your loved one died in a pedestrian accident caused by a careless or distracted driver, contact our Texas personal injury attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation today.
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