Houston, TX – Pedestrian Killed in Sam Houston Tollway Crash
Houston, TX (November 7, 2019) – A collision on Wednesday along the South Sam Houston Parkway claimed the life of one victim.
On November 6, emergency crews were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the South Sam Houston Parkway. According to reports, a pedestrian was walking across the feeder road, in the 5100 block of the Parkway, near Cottingham Road, when he was struck by a motor vehicle.
The victim sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene of the accident.
The driver involved remained on-site and cooperated with law enforcement.
At this time, HPD is investigating.
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, one pedestrian loses their life in a traffic-related accident across the United States every 1.5-hours. This adds up to around 6,000 pedestrians fatally injured annually. In many cases, victims lose their lives due to the negligent actions of others. It is crucial for families to contact a wrongful death attorney in Houston after losing a loved one in a tragic collision.
Our team of reputable Houston pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm has over 20-years of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of accident victims and their families. We strive to help families maximize their recovery after losing a loved one due to the negligent actions of another driver. We provide aggressive and knowledgeable representation to clients and maintain constant communication throughout the entire duration to ensure they understand the process at all times. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Houston at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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