Houston, TX – One Killed In Pedestrian Crash On North Freeway
Houston, TX (May 20, 2019) – Around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, Houston Police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on North Freeway near West Mount Houston.
According to reports, a pedestrian was in the roadway, for unknown reasons, when they were struck by a motor vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the incident. Another concerned driver on the roadway, in a wrecker truck, followed the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle to a home off Imperial Valley, roughly three miles from the scene of the incident. The driver of the wrecker called the police to identify the driver.
Houston Police responded to the home to find a vehicle that had a cracked windshield and some front end damage. The vehicle is believed to be responsible for the hit and run incident.
Paramedics rushed the injured pedestrian to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Over 600 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents across our state each year. One moment these individuals could be having a good time and the next minute results in tragedy. When pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents, they often leave behind families and friends who are devastated by the sudden and unexpected loss.
When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents caused by reckless or careless drivers, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help cover the costs for medical treatment, funeral arrangements, lost wages, and other damages resulting from the incident.
For over two decades, Texas car accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped thousands of victims and their families protect their legal rights and hold those at-fault accountable for their actions. Our skilled and knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families obtain restitution to cover incurred expenses so they can focus on their families and recover from the devastating loss. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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