Corpus Christi, TX – Child Struck By Car On Staples Near Middle School
Corpus Christi, TX (May 7, 2019) – On Friday, May 3, Police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian incident on Staples in front of Hamlin Middle School.
According to reports, 12-year-old Curtis Johnson was attempted to cross the street with a friend when he was struck by a motor vehicle in the roadway. Johnson sustained injuries and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. Johnson’s friend was able to jump out of the roadway and escape the incident uninjured.
The driver fled the scene of the incident, but witnesses were able to identify the vehicle. Later that evening, police arrested 28-year-old Wilfredo Fax and charged him with the hit and run incident as well as driving while intoxicated.
Our thoughts are with Curtis Johnson and his family at this time. We are hoping for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Every year, thousands of children are injured in pedestrian accidents. Unfortunately, a large percentage of these incidents involve drivers who leave the scene of the incident without providing help to the victim.
When children are injured in pedestrian accidents, they often sustain serious injuries, like broken bones, that cause excruciating pain and require surgery, extensive medical treatment, and even therapy. In some cases, victims can contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to obtain restitution to cover the costs of medical treatment and various other losses.
The Benton Law Firm’s accident injury attorneys in Texas have over two decades of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve. Over the years, our firm has helped numerous victims collect full and fair compensation from their claims. Contact our Law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help with your claim.
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