Houston, TX – Male Struck & Killed on Daugherty St
Houston, TX (November 28, 2019) – A fatal collision on Daugherty Street claimed one man’s life.
According to reports, around 9:30 p.m., on November 22, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 1800 block of Daugherty Street.
A 40-year-old male was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a blue Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.
The driver and passenger inside the truck exited their vehicle and moved the victim to the side of the road before fleeing the scene of the incident.
The victim was recovered from the scene and rushed to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the HPD Hit and Run Unit.
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
Roughly 8% of all pedestrians struck by motor vehicles in Texas end up passing away due to the extent of their injuries. Although these accidents are completely preventable, we continue to see innocent victims tragically taken away by careless drivers. When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents, their families should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas immediately.
The Benton Law Firm has more than two decades of combined experience helping families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they should file a legal claim, we believe those at-fault should be held accountable for their actions. If your loved one was killed in an accident, due to the actions of another driver, contact our Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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