Houston, TX – Pedestrian Killed By Vehicle On Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX (June 17, 2019) – On June 15, emergency crews in Houston were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident just before 8:30 p.m.
The incident occurred in the 4900 block of Westheimer Road, right in front of the Galleria Mall. Houston Police state that a pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway when they were struck by an SUV.
The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
At this time, the cause of the incident remains under investigation by local authorities.
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
As the warmer weather kicks in full swing, we are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of pedestrians out on roadways across our state. Sadly, there are some drivers who fail to notice them. More than 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents annually across our state.
When victims lose their lives due to the reckless and negligent acts of others, their surviving family members are often left to bear the costs for medical treatment, funeral arrangements, and various financial burdens resulting from the accident. In some cases, families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice and compensation they deserve.
Over the years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get full and fair compensation to cover the costs incurred from a fatal collision. Our knowledgeable attorneys are dedicated to helping families hold at-fault drivers accountable for their actions. Contact our injury accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.
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