Dallas, TX – Woman Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Julius Schepps Fwy
Dallas, TX (June 8, 2019) On the 8th of June, a fatal pedestrian accident happened on the 3500 block of Julius Schepps Freeway. A 53-year-old woman named Misty Parker was headed southbound in her 2015 red Nissan Versa when she struck a woman who was walking on the freeway. The impact of the crash threw the woman to the ground.
When the paramedics arrived to help, they found the woman lying in the roadway with serious head injuries. Unfortunately, she did not survive despite immediate medical aid from the paramedics.
Sadly, Parker initially fled the scene, but the police found her two hours later.
Authorities are working to determine why Parker struck the pedestrian.
Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accidents in Dallas
From 2007 to 2018, over 1,000 pedestrians have lost their lives in pedestrian accidents in Dallas. Most of the time pedestrian accidents could be avoided since the law requires drivers to scan their environment at all times while they’re on the road, no matter what time of day it is. Even if the area appears like pedestrians wouldn’t be walking there, drivers should always be on the lookout in case someone is on the road for emergency purposes.
At Benton Law Firm, we help families who have lost their loved ones unexpectedly in a fatal pedestrian accident. We know how traumatic it is for families to experience loss in this way, which is why we handle all of the legal work while we encourage them to grieve and take the time needed to heal. We fight for their loved ones’ rights on their behalves until we help them receive enough money to pay for medical expenses, funeral bills, and more. Call our office today for a free consultation if you lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident at 214-219-4878. We are here to assist you with your wrongful death lawsuit.
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