Houston, TX – UPDATE: Matthew Leger ID’d As Metro Bus Crash Victim
Houston, TX (August 26, 2019) – On August 22, at approximately 11 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident at the Bellaire Transit Center located on Bellaire Boulevard near the intersection of South Rice Avenue.
According to reports, the driver of a Bellaire Metro Bus lost control of their vehicle and crashed into two pedestrians along the roadway.
One pedestrian, who was later identified as 35-year-old Matthew Leger, was airlifted from the scene of the incident to Memorial Hermann for treatment of serious injuries. The second pedestrian was injured and transported via ambulance to a local hospital for treatment.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim Matthew Leger, as well as the other unnamed victim and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Each year, thousands of pedestrians are injured by motor vehicles along Texas roadways. These horrific incidents often result in pain and suffering for victims. The negative consequences burden victims mentally, physically, and financially.
In cases where victims are injured in pedestrian accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas. Victims may be entitled to restitution to help alleviate financial burdens they incur.
For over two decades, Texas personal injury attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped numerous victims collect multi-million dollar settlements for their legal claims. Our knowledgeable injury accident attorneys in Texas work diligently to ensure victims get the compensation they deserve for the medical treatment they need to make a full recovery. Contact our Law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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