Austin, TX – Male Injured in Pedestrian Accident on W 8th Street
Austin, TX (December 19, 2019) – An early morning pedestrian accident on West 8th Street sent one man to an area hospital with injuries.
On December 18, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on West 8th Street in Austin. As per reports, a male pedestrian was attempting to cross West 8th Street near Lavaca Street, when he was struck by a motor vehicle, which was turning left onto 8th Street.
The man incurred injuries and was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every day, thousands of people head out to their destinations on foot. This method of transportation is free, safe, and effective. Unfortunately, it is never guaranteed that individuals won’t be harmed by negligent travelers sharing the road. Every year, more than 7,500 pedestrians are injured by motorists across Texas. In some cases, victims can contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
With over two decades of experience, Texas personal injury attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless victims get full and fair compensation from those who caused them harm. We strive to ensure victims are able to cover the costs of care, lost wages, and other expenses so they can focus on recovering. If you sustained injuries in an accident, due to the negligence of another motorist, contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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