White Settlement, TX – 1 Killed In Hit-And-Run Pedestrian On White Settlement Rd
White Settlement, TX (August 25, 2019) On the morning of August 25th, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident took place in the 8600 block of White Settlement Road. A vehicle struck a pedestrian near the Las Vegas Trail and proceeded to drive off without stopping. The accident happened around 7:00 a.m.
When emergency crews arrived, they found the pedestrian lying in the roadway unresponsive. The pedestrian’s injuries were so severe that he succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The police are currently searching for the driver responsible for striking the victim.
Our thoughts are with the deceased pedestrian’s family.
Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Hit-and-run accidents take place every day throughout the country, and over 65 percent of them involve pedestrians who end up being fatally injured. When drivers hit pedestrians and continue to drive off, they are committing a crime. If the driver is under the influence, studies show that drunk drivers are on Texas roads mostly between the hours of midnight and 6:00 a.m. on the weekends.
At The Benton Law Firm, we know how unfortunate it is for families to lose loved ones in pedestrian accidents, especially if they were not at fault. Our firm will fight to ensure all responsible parties are held responsible for their actions so that families are fairly compensated in order to pay for medical expenses, funeral costs, and other damages. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident and would like to file a wrongful death lawsuit, contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-219-4878.
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