Austin, TX – Black Male Killed In Interstate 35 Pedestrian Accident
Austin, TX (August 2, 2019) – On July 27, at approximately 1:40 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the 8200 block of North Interstate Highway 35 Southbound.
According to reports, a black male was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a 2016 Kenworth tractor-trailer in the middle lane.
The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the truck remained at the scene and was fully cooperative with law enforcement officers.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Austin Police Department’s Vehicular homicide unit.
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.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Every year, more than 600 pedestrians lose their lives in fatal accidents caused by negligent or reckless drivers across our state. These incidents often occur without warning and have devastating consequences for surviving family members. When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents caused by others, it is crucial for their families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
For nearly two decades, Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped thousands of people collect full and fair compensation from those at fault. Our attorneys understand the difficulties families face after losing a loved one, which is why we work so diligently to ensure they are able to recover from their tragic loss. Contact our injury accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.
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