Marshall, TX – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on S Lafayette St
Marshall, TX (September 12, 2019) – Around 8 a.m. on September 11, emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on South Lafayette Street.
According to reports, a student from the East Texas Baptist University was attempting to cross South Lafayette Street near East Houston Street when they were struck by a motor vehicle.
The student was thrown to the ground. The student sustained some broken bones and head trauma and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Being struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the road can be devastating. Every year, over 600 pedestrians are killed in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. Unfortunately, thousands more are left seriously injured.
Pedestrians who are injured in motor vehicle accidents are often forced to go through extensive medical treatment and spend months in physical therapy. Dealing with the aftermath of a horrific pedestrian accident can take an immense toll on a victim and their family. Quite often, families are forced to deal with the devastating aftermath of collisions caused by negligent drivers. In some cases, victims can contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
The Benton Law Firm’s injury accident attorneys in Texas have extensive experience helping accident victims get the justice they deserve for their accidents. If you were injured in a pedestrian accident caused by a negligent or reckless driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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