Dallas, TX – Pedestrian Struck & Killed on Avondale Ave
Dallas, TX (December 17, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a drunk driver in the 4500 block of Avondale Avenue on Tuesday.
On December 17, at approximately 10:45 a.m., authorities were called to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Avondale Avenue.
Per reports, a pedestrian was walking on the sidewalk on Avondale Avenue, near Turtle Creek Boulevard, when a drunk driver drove up onto the sidewalk and struck them.
The pedestrian was critically injured and rushed to an area hospital for treatment. Authorities confirmed the pedestrian was declared deceased upon arrival.
The driver was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
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
Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to the impact of motor vehicles. Sadly, more than 600 pedestrians lose their lives in collisions across our state each year. When drunk drivers cause fatal injuries to pedestrians, it is crucial that the families of victims reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
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