El Paso, TX – Child Injured after Being Struck by Vehicle on Dyer St (US-54 BUS)
El Paso, TX (October 16, 2019) – At approximately 8:33 p.m. on October 15, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Dyer Street (US-54 BUS).
According to reports, a child was crossing the street on a scooter in the 9800 block of Dyer Street when they were struck by a pickup truck.
The child sustained life-threatening injuries and was rushed to University Medical Center for treatment.
The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene of the incident but later returned.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 17,500 people are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. Thousands of those harmed are pedestrians, traveling across roadways throughout our state. These individuals are at an increased risk of sustaining injuries. This is especially true in cases where children are victims. The small structure of children means they are more likely to incur catastrophic injuries that have a debilitating impact on their lives. When individuals are harmed in accidents, due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that they contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, The Benton Law Firm has fought aggressively on behalf of victims to ensure they are able to collect the maximum amount of compensation available for their legal claims. For over 20-years, our personal injury attorneys in Texas have helped countless victims collect multi-million dollar settlements for their injuries and damages. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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