7-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on Battle Creek Drive in Rowlett
Rowlett, TX. (February 23, 2021)- A child was injured in an auto-pedestrian crash on February 17, 2021 in Rowlett, Texas. The accident occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m. in the 7000 block of Battle Creek Drive. Police reported that the victim was playing in the snow when they were struck by a Jeep Cherokee. The Jeep fled the scene of the accident. The child was treated at the scene by paramedics and then taken to an area hospital by their parents. No further details have been provided at this time. Police continue to search for the hit-and-run driver.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. 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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