Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : July 3, 2019

League City, TX – Phillip James Antoine Arrested For S Egret Bay Blvd Crash

League City, TX (July 2, 2019) – On Monday, June 24, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Farm to Market Road 270 South.

According to reports, League City Police found a 19-year-old male, later identified as River Russell, lying in a ditch near the 1800 block of FM 270 South.

Surveillance videos of the incident showed Phillip James Antoine strike River Russell around 3:40 a.m. near Hewitt Road while Russell was skateboarding in the southbound lane. After the incident, Antoine continued to deliver his next load to Kroger.

Antoine has since been arrested and charged with the second-degree felony of an accident involving death.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of River Russell.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Accidents In Texas

League City, TX – Phillip James Antoine Arrested For S Egret Bay Blvd CrashTraveling by skateboard is a popular form of transportation for thousands of individuals throughout our state. Unfortunately, even this of transportation is not entirely safe. Roughly every thirty hours one pedestrian loses their life in a motor vehicle accident.

When victims are struck and killed by motorists, they often leave behind heartbroken friends and family. Learning that a loved one died is difficult under any circumstance. Learning that the individual lost their life due to a negligent driver makes the situation even more difficult. For this reason, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.

At the Benton Law Firm, our knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to help families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our knowledgeable attorneys work aggressively to prove those at-fault should be held accountable for their actions. If your loved one died in an accident caused by a negligent driver, contact our Law firm at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.


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