Houston, TX – Pedestrian Killed in Accident on US-90 ALT
Houston, TX (September 18, 2019) – On September 18, just before 6 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on North Wayside Dr (US-90 ALT).
According to reports, a pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway in the 400 block of North Wayside Drive near Avenue E when they were struck by a motor vehicle.
The driver fled the scene of the incident without stopping the render aid.
Emergency crews arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
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
Over 600 pedestrians are killed each year across Texas. Unfortunately, pedestrians often do not stand a chance against motor vehicles weighing thousands of pounds, especially in situations where the drivers are traveling down roadways at high rates of speed.
In cases where pedestrians are killed in automobile accidents, surviving family members can contact a Texas pedestrian accident attorney from The Benton Law Firm to protect their legal rights. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping surviving family members get the justice and compensation they deserve.
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