Winkler County, TX – Road Crew Worker Struck & Injured in TX-18
Winkler County, TX (December 4, 2019) – Just after 12:30 p.m., on December 3, authorities were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 18.
According to reports, a road crew worker was performing duties near the intersection of Highway 18 and Hogg Road when they were struck by a motor vehicle.
The male worker was injured in the collision and transported to an area hospital for treatment.
At this time, police are investigating the cause of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Construction workers in Texas are at a disadvantage when they are required to work alongside busy roadways. Sadly, drivers are all too distracted while operating their vehicles, which can cause serious and extensive injuries to workers. Every year, more than 7,800 pedestrians are struck by vehicles throughout Texas. In many cases, victims have to go through extensive medical treatment for their injuries. When individuals are harmed in these accidents, they should contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
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