Houston, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Injured in East Fwy Accident
Houston, TX (October 18, 2019) – A pedestrian accident involving a semi-truck on the East Freeway left one victim deceased.
On October 17, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident at 17729 East Freeway. According to reports, a pedestrian was traveling across the roadway, near Brookshire Street, when they were struck by a semi-truck.
The pedestrian 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 their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
According to statistics published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 600 pedestrians lose their lives in fatal collisions across our state each year. In many cases, these accidents are completely preventable, yet we continue to see families devastated by the sudden and unexpected losses of their loved ones. When individuals lose their lives in fatal collisions, due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm are dedicated to serving our clients. Our team strives to provide compassionate representation to families who are struggling with the sudden loss of a loved one. Our ultimate goal is to help suffering families collect the best possible results for their legal claims. If your loved one died in an accident, due to the negligent acts of another driver, contact our wrongful death attorneys in Houston at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.
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