Austin, TX – Man Struck & Killed by Train on Banister Ln
Austin, TX (October 8, 2019) – A pedestrian versus train crash on Banister Lane left one male victim fatally injured.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., on October 7, emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Banister Lane.
According to reports, a male pedestrian was traveling along the roadway near Garden Villa Ln when he was struck by a train.
The man sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced 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 his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
In Texas, over 3,700 victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents each year. Although hundreds of thousands of victims are injured, the chances of sustaining fatal injuries are greatly increased in accidents involving large motor vehicles, like trains. Losing a loved one in a vehicle collision with a train is truly devastating.
Surviving family members are left to deal with the emotional pain and suffering surrounding the horrific circumstances that claimed their loved one’s life. Learning that they lost their life due to the negligent acts of another person can make the situation even more unbearable. Although there is no way to bring back those who have lost their lives, surviving family members can contact a Texas wrongful death attorney to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver.
Texas personal injury attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in our state, which enables us to provide aggressive and knowledgeable representation to those in need. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free consultation with a reputable accident injury attorney in Texas.
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