Houston, TX – Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Crash At 14700 Hiram Clarke Rd
Houston, TX (July 10, 2019) – Police reports confirm that a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in southwest Houston. The incident took place at around 11:00 p.m. on Monday, July 8th, at the 14700 block of Hiram Clarke Rd.
Authorities state that man was killed while crossing the road when he was hit by a vehicle traveling north.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the deceased has not yet been released.
The involved driver remained at the crash and cooperated with officials. It is not believed that intoxication was a factor.
An investigation into the incident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
In recent years, the rate of deadly pedestrian accidents in the state has risen dramatically. Back in 2010, there were only 273 recorded deaths due to auto-pedestrian crashes.
However, in 2018, there were 7,908 pedestrian deaths on record.
Pedestrian accidents can easily result in intense physical pain and suffering such as broken bones, deep lacerations, and traumatic head wounds.
Protect your legal rights after a collision by calling an expert Texas pedestrian accident lawyer.
The Benton Law Firm understands that victims may be uncertain of their legal options after a serious accident. If you have any questions or want to know if you have the basis for an injury claim, contact our law offices at (214) 771-9365 today.
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