Houston, TX – 2 Pedestrians Killed in Crash on W Sam Houston Tlwy
Houston, TX (September 25, 2019) – On Tuesday, September 24, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident near the West Sam Houston Tollway.
According to reports, two pedestrians were under the overpass of West Sam Houston Tollway near Beechnut Street.
As the two victims slept under the overpass, they were struck by a motor vehicle, which was fleeing the scene of an earlier accident.
The two victims were fatally injured and pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the car exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Roughly every thirty hours, one pedestrian loses their life in an auto accident somewhere in our state. Sadly, there are numerous incidents when victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of drivers. When pedestrians are killed in accidents caused by negligent or reckless drivers, surviving family members can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice and compensation they deserve.
Over the years, The Benton Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas have helped thousands of victims, and their families, get the compensation they deserve to cover damages incurred from fatal collisions.
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