Houston, TX – Pedestrian Hit & Killed on Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX (September 12, 2019) – Just after 8 p.m. on September 11, emergency crews were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the Gulf Freeway.
According to reports, a male pedestrian was trying to cross the Freeway near Lockwood Drive when he was struck by a motor vehicle.
The driver remained at the scene and attempted to render aid to the unresponsive pedestrian.
Emergency crews arrived and pronounced the man deceased.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
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.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Millions of individuals across Texas venture out on foot daily to their destination. Unfortunately, numerous pedestrians are victimized in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Over 600 pedestrians lose their lives and Texas roadways annually.
Pedestrians who are killed in motor vehicle accidents often leave behind grieving families. Losing a loved one is difficult under any circumstance, but learning that your loved one lost their life due to the negligent acts of a driver on the roadway makes the situation even more unbearable. Surviving family members are encouraged to contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped numerous families collect the maximum amount of compensation for their claims. Our skilled personal injury attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families get the justice they deserve. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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