Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on East Amarillo Boulevard in Amarillo
Amarillo, TX. (July 1, 2020)- A pedestrian was injured by a vehicle on June 27, 2020 in Amarillo, Texas. The accident occurred just before 9:00 p.m. in the 5300 block of East Amarillo Boulevard. Police reported that the victim was walking westbound on the street when he was struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital in serious condition. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, but was later located by authorities. The driver was arrested and charged with accident causing injury or death. The accident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
One of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents is poor driving habits. When drivers make ill decisions and decide to get behind the wheel while under the influence, they risk seriously harming themselves and others. Drivers are expected to operate their vehicles responsibly at all times, and when they don’t, their actions could result in fatalities.
At The Benton Law Firm, we are determined to help as man families as possible file and win their wrongful death lawsuits against irresponsible drivers. We don’t believe families should have to pay for medical expenses and funeral costs if their loved one was not at fault for the accident. If you would like to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case with us, call us at (214) 777-7777 .
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