Pedestrian Fatally Struck by DART Streetcar on Houston Street Bridge in Dallas
Dallas, TX. (May 6, 2020)- A pedestrian was fatally struck by a DART streetcar on May 3, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. on Houston Street Bridge. Police reported that the victim had the right of way when they were struck by a Dallas streetcar traveling northbound. The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene. The crash 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
Every year, over 3,500 pedestrians are struck by automobiles across our state. Roughly 17% of victims end up passing away due to the extent of their injuries. Pedestrian accidents are often serious, especially when trains and other large commercial vehicles are involved. In some cases, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of experience providing aggressive and compassionate representation to grieving families during their time of need. Our team is dedicated to helping families recover the maximum amount of compensation available for the wrongful death of their loved ones. If your loved one suffered fatal injuries in a collision, due to the reckless or negligent actions of another driver, contact our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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