Austin, TX – Pedestrian Accident on 5th Street Left 1 Injured
Austin, TX (November 12, 2019) – One man was injured in a pedestrian accident on 5th Street on Tuesday.
At approximately 9:15 a.m., on November 12, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on 5th Street. According to reports, a male pedestrian was walking across the roadway, near the intersection of Lavaca Street, when he was struck by a motor vehicle.
The pedestrian was briefly pinned under the vehicle, but the driver of the vehicle proceeded along the road before coming to a rest.
The victim was critically injured in the collision and rushed to an area hospital for treatment.
At this time, police are investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
More than twenty pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents each day in Texas. In many cases, victims sustain debilitating injuries that have a devastating impact on their lives. When victims are harmed in these horrific accidents, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that they contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
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