Dallas, TX – One Arrested After Fatal Car Accident on East Hurst Boulevard
Dallas, TX (July 6, 2019) – One man died and another was arrested after a fatal car accident in Hurst on Thursday afternoon, July 4th.
According to police, the driver of a green Ford F150 stopped in the outside westbound lane of East Hurst Boulevard, near Brown Trail, around 12:30 p.m. after having trouble with his vehicle. As the driver walked to the back of the pickup, a black Nissan Pathfinder crashed into the rear of the Ford.
The driver, whose identity has not yet been released, died at the scene.
Police arrested the driver of the Nissan Pathfinder, 29-year-old Christopher Thompson, on charges of driving with a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The car accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the victim and his family.
Deadly Car Accidents in Texas
Throughout the country, Texas consistently leads the nation in the number of fatalities from traffic accidents. In fact, approximately 3,000 people are killed in car accidents in Texas each year.
Unfortunately, these deadly car accidents mean tragic, unforeseen consequences for victims and their families. But victims can contact a car accident attorney in Texas for help, and learn more about getting the fair compensation they deserve.
Our knowledgeable car accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have years of experience in helping victims and their families. Contact our car accident attorneys in Dallas, Texas at (214) 777-7777 to schedule a free, no-hassle consultation.
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