Odessa, TX – Woman Struck By FedEx Truck On 5th Street Near Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX (May 16, 2019) – Around 9:30 a.m., police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident near the intersection of 5th Street and Dixie Boulevard.
According to reports, a 37-year-old woman from Odessa was attempting to cross Dixie Boulevard when she was struck by a FedEx truck.
The woman sustained serious and life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to a hospital in Lubbock.
Our thoughts are with the injured woman and her family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
There are many instances where people prefer to travel by foot. Unfortunately, doing so is not a guarantee that a person won’t be injured in a motor vehicle accident. Sadly, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives annually in Texas car accidents.
The severity of injuries is drastically increased in instances where pedestrians are struck by larger commercial vehicles. Victims injured in pedestrian accidents are able to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to obtain restitution to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages incurred from the incident.
For over two decades, Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped injured victims get the compensation and justice they deserve. Over the years, we have helped numerous victims collect multi-million dollar settlements for their legal claims. If you were injured by a negligent driver, contact the injury accident attorneys in Texas from the Benton Law Firm at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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