Austin, TX – Male Killed In Pedestrian Accident On South Interstate 35
Austin, TX (June 5, 2019) – On June 3, just before 5:40 a.m., Austin Police Department and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the 12000 block of South Interstate 35.
Preliminary investigations surrounding the incident show that a 2002 silver Mercedes was traveling south along Interstate 35 when the driver of the vehicle struck a pedestrian in the roadway.
The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding crews.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement agencies. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Every day, thousands of people head out on an afternoon stroll. Whether they are wandering aimlessly or going to a specific place, we are seeing more people getting out to walk. Unfortunately, more than 600 pedestrians lose their lives annually in car accidents across our state.
In most cases, pedestrian accidents are entirely preventable. Sadly, negligent drivers behind the wheel are causing devastation to families across the state. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial for families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
The Benton Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas have over two decades of combined experience helping victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our Texas personal injury attorneys are dedicated to helping those harmed get the maximum amount of compensation for their claims. Contact our Law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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