Amarillo, TX – East Amarillo Blvd Pedestrian Accident Results In Fatal Injuries
Amarillo, TX (August 22, 2019) – On August 21, at approximately 10:45 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the 800 block of East Amarillo Boulevard.
According to reports, 42-year-old Melissa Ann Brown was crossing the southbound side of Amarillo Boulevard when she was struck by a white SUV. The driver of the SUV fled the scene without stopping to render air.
Brown was transported to an area hospital for treatment but later succumbed to her injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Melissa Ann Brown. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
More than 600 pedestrians lose their lives annually in Texas car accidents. These horrific incidents often occur during the late-night hours, when dark conditions prevent drivers from seeing individuals in the road.
Sadly, these negligent and reckless acts by drivers continue to claim the lives of innocent victims and wreak havoc for families. When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents caused by the negligent or reckless acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Over the years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get full and fair compensation to cover medical expenses, funeral arrangements, and various other damages incurred from the fatal incident of a loved one.
We understand the difficulties families face after losing a loved one, which is why we work diligently to ensure they are able to recover. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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