Shelby County, TX – Mark Beercroft Injured In Hit-And-Run On TX-7
Shelby County, TX (July 9, 2019) – A man was injured in a hit-and-run accident late in the evening of Monday, July 8th.
The incident happened at around 10:15 p.m. on East TX-7 when the victim was struck by another vehicle traveling eastbound. The vehicle that struck the victim, reported as being a red pickup truck, left the scene of the accident.
The victim of the accident has been identified as Mark Beercroft of Colorado. The crash reportedly knocked Beercroft into a ditch. He was able to exit his vehicle, despite the injuries, and walk to a nearby home to ask for help.
Beercroft was taken to a local hospital and later released after being treated for injuries sustained in the hit-and-run accident.
The crash is currently under investigation. Police are looking for details that may identify the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit-and-Run Collisions in Texas
There was a 30 percent rise in the number of hit-and-runs in Texas from 2015 to 2016, rising from 200 to 250 people dying each year due to hit-and-run collisions.
Hit-and-runs are extremely dangerous and highly illegal. They leave the victim suffering after a collision.
Do not hesitate to contact our law offices at (214) 777-7777 if you or a loved one has been injured by a reckless hit-and-run driver.
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