El Paso, TX – 1 Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-10
El Paso, TX (May 12, 2019) On the evening of May 11th, a fatal pedestrian accident happened on Interstate 10 East not far from Schuster Avenue. A vehicle struck a pedestrian near the University of Texas at El Paso for unspecified reasons.
When the paramedics arrived, they found the pedestrian lying on the roadway unresponsive. Despite life-saving methods, the pedestrian suffered fatal injuries.
The Special Traffic Investigation Unit shut down the eastbound lanes of the highway until around 4:00 a.m. as they tried to figure out what happened.
Our thoughts are with the deceased man’s family.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
In 2016, approximately 678 pedestrians lost their lives in auto-pedestrian accidents in Texas. When pedestrian accidents happen overnight, the cause can almost always be attributed to driving while under the influence or driving while fatigued. Drivers are less likely to be aware of their surroundings under both circumstances, making them more prone to hitting a pedestrian and seriously injuring or killing them.
It’s very important for families who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents to seek help from an experienced Texas wrongful death attorney. At Benton Law Group, our wrongful death attorneys are well-versed in these types of lawsuits and understand the complexities that are associated with them. However, this has not stopped our attorneys from successfully helping families recover well needed funds for funeral expenses, medical bills, loss of spousal support, and more. Contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-219-4878.
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