Pedestrian killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Airline Drive in Houston
Houston, TX. (February 20, 2020)- A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident on February 19, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Rittenhouse and Airline Drive. The pedestrian was struck by a speeding truck while attempting to cross the street. At the time of the incident, the truck was involved in a street race. The victim died at the scene. Bothe vehicles involved in the race fled the scene of the accident. The investigation is ongoing.
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 Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,600 people each year. These unfortunate accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to see the devastating consequences families are forced to endure. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the reckless actions of other drivers, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of combined experience helping families collect the maximum amount of compensation available after losing a loved one. We work diligently to ensure families are in the best position imaginable to cover funeral services and various other damages they face. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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