Bastrop, TX – 4-Year-Old Girl Killed in Pedestrian Accident on TX-95
Bastrop, TX (October 7, 2019) – On October 7, emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on State Highway 95.
According to reports from the Bastrop Police Department, around 5:30 p.m. on October 5, a 4-year-old female child was walking in the parking lot in front of a parked vehicle in the 2200 block of TX-95.
The driver of the vehicle, who did not see the child, pulled the vehicle forward and struck the child from behind.
The child was transported to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the young girl who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Sadly, motor vehicle accidents continue to be the leading cause of accidental death for children under the age of 18. Losing a loved one is difficult under any circumstance. Finding out that such a young life was tragically lost due to the negligent acts of another can make the situation even more unbearable. In some cases, surviving family members can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get the justice they deserve.
The Benton Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas have over two decades of experience helping families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our injury accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping those harmed get the justice they deserve. Contact The Benton Law Firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.
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