Killeen, TX – Christopher Rivers, Jr Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Twin Creek Dr
Killeen, TX (November 10, 2019) On the night of November 8th, a vehicle struck a man at the intersection of Twin Creek Drive and Roy J. Smith Drive. The accident happened at approximately 11:56 p.m.
When emergency crews arrived, they found the man critically injured in the roadway. They rushed him to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and then had an emergency helicopter transport him to Baylor Scott & White in Temple. Unfortunately, he died at the hospital. He has been identified as 27-year-old Christopher Rivers, Jr.
The police are still investigating the accident and searching for the driver responsible. The vehicle has been described as a green Chevy or GMC style pickup truck.
Our thoughts are with the family of Christopher Rivers, Jr. We send them our condolences at this time.
Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Statistics have confirmed that Texas is one of the most dangerous cities in the nation for pedestrians. An average of 13 pedestrians are hit and killed by vehicles every day throughout Texas. When drivers flee the scene after striking a pedestrian, they’re committing a clear act of negligence and will have to face serious charges.
Immediate family members who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents can file wrongful death lawsuits as long as their loved one was not liable for the accident. At The Benton Law Firm, we assist families with this process and have a high success rate in helping them win large settlements. Contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878 if you lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident.
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