Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : June 14, 2022

Austin, TX – 1 Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on William Cannon Dr

Austin, TX (August 4, 2019) On the morning of August 4th, a fatal pedestrian accident happened on William Cannon Drive and Highway 290. A vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing the street at around 1:00 a.m.

When the paramedics arrived at the scene, they found the pedestrian lying in the roadway suffering from severe injuries. The paramedics did their best to tend to the injured victim, but the person succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

Fortunately, the driver remained at the scene as the authorities investigated.

Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Thousands of pedestrians lose their lives annually in pedestrian accidents throughout Texas. When vehicles strike pedestrians late at night, most of the time it’s due to drivers being inebriated. Under these circumstances, drivers are unable to see clearly and are unaware of how fast they’re driving. They’re also more likely to break traffic laws. Therefore, it’s equally important for pedestrians to be aware of their surroundings at all time before crossing the street late at night.

At Benton Law Firm, we are always working hard to assist grieving families with their wrongful death lawsuits. We have the resources and relationships available to help our clients successfully prove their negligence claims and receive enough funds to pay for damages and losses. Contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-219-4878 if you are interested in filing a wrongful death lawsuit.

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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 to 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 avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.


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