El Paso, TX – Pedestrian Killed in Pedestrian Accident On Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX (September 15, 2019) The El Paso Fire Department responded to a deadly pedestrian accident on the afternoon of September 15th. Reports state that a vehicle struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Alameda Avenue and Ysleta Lane. The accident took place in El Paso’s lower valley at about 4:00 p.m.
Emergency crews responded to the scene but found the pedestrian lying in the road with fatal injuries. A news photographer snapped pictures of a body underneath a white sheet, and crews confirmed that they were not taking the victim to the hospital.
Authorities are still determining what led up to the fatal crash.
We send our sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased pedestrian at this time. Our thoughts are with them as they grieve over their lost loved one.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
In 2017, approximately 615 pedestrians lost their lives throughout Texas after being hit by vehicles. Most pedestrian accidents occur when drivers take their eyes off the road, even just for a few seconds. Pedestrians are susceptible to sustaining major injuries that could be catastrophic or fatal, which is why it’s important for them to seek legal help if they were not at fault for the accident.
Our Texas wrongful death attorneys at The Benton Law Firm commit themselves to help families pursue negligent parties for proper compensation to assist them with funeral expenses, and more. If you lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, and they were not at fault, contact our office for a free consultation at 214-219-4878.
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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.