Austin, TX – Teenager Killed in Pedestrian Accident on E Yager Ln
Austin, TX (October 2, 2019) – On September 28th, at approximately 10:11 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the 600 block of East Yager Ln.
According to reports, a 15-year-old male was crossing the roadway when he was struck by a Mazda in the westbound lane.
The driver of the Mazda remained at the scene and was cooperative with authorities.
The victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation with the Austin Police Department’s Vehicular Homicide Unit.
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
Every year, thousands of pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. Sadly, over 600 of those injured end up passing away due to the severity of their injuries. When teens are victims of these horrific incidents, they often leave behind parents and family members who are devastated by their loss. When victims lose their lives due to negligent or reckless drivers, surviving relatives should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless families get full and fair compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and various other damages incurred from the loss of a loved one. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they should file a legal claim, we firmly believe those harmed deserve to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. If your loved one died as the result of a negligent driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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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.