Dallas, TX – 1 Hit And Killed By Vehicle On I-635
Dallas, TX (December 14, 2019) A fatal pedestrian accident happened on the evening of December 13th. According to reports, a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the westbound lanes of Interstate-635 at Abrams Road. The accident happened at about 5:40 a.m.
When emergency crews arrived to assist the pedestrian, the victim had already sustained fatal injuries.
Emergency crews shut down westbound lanes in order to clear up the scene, which resulted in heavy traffic. Crews redirected vehicles off of the highway at Forest Lane until they were finished investigating.
We send our condolences to the deceased pedestrian’s family. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives annually in Texas after being hit by vehicles. Most of the time these accidents are a result of negligence and could have been prevented. Because pedestrians are not shielded from the impact of large vehicles traveling at rapid speeds, it’s easy for them to obtain severe injuries that could take their lives.
It’s important for families to contact an experienced Texas wrongful death attorney after losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident.
At The Benton Law Firm, we offer free consultations for families who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents. As long as their loved one was not responsible for causing the accident, we immediately get to work helping them prove their negligence claims. We have successfully assisted thousands of families over the years despite the complexities of wrongful death lawsuits. If you would like a free consultation with one of our attorneys, contact us today at (214) 219-4878.
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