Advertising Sign Holder Struck, Injured by SUV on Rock Prairie Road In College Station
College Station, TX. (March 3, 2020)- A pedestrian holding an advertising sign was seriously injured March 2, 2020 in College Station after being struck by an SUV. The accident occurred at around 5 p.m. on Rock Prairie Road at the Highway 6 overpass. College Station police reported that a Lexus SUV traveling eastbound on Rock Prairie Road ran a red light and was hit by another SUV traveling southbound on the feeder road. The Lexus was forced onto the sidewalk, striking a pedestrian who was holding an advertising sign. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The victim was later airlifted to a hospital in Temple for further treatment. The drivers of the SUVs were treated a the scene for minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim as they begin recovering.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Unfortunately, pedestrians are struck every day in Texas for many reasons, mainly because of aggressive driving. In fact, drivers who run red lights cause half of pedestrian fatalities. Most drivers run red lights because they’re speeding, driving under the influence, or driving distracted. When pedestrians are hit by vehicles traveling at high speeds, there’s a high chance that they will not survive their injuries.
At Benton Law Firm, we do everything we can to assist injured clients with their personal injury lawsuits after being hit by vehicles. We encourage our clients to focus on healing while we handle all of the legal matters. We have helped countless injured clients acquire large settlements to assist them with their medical treatment. If you or someone you love was hit by a vehicle, contact our office today for help at (214) 777-7777.
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