Pedestrian Fatally Struck in DUI Crash on Newfield Lane in Austin
Austin, TX. (September 24, 2021)- One person was killed in an auto-pedestrian crash on September 18, 2021, in Austin, Texas. The accident occurred shortly before 3:00 a.m. in the 1400 block of Newfield Lane. Police reported that a Chevrolet was traveling northbound when it struck a southbound electric scooter occupied by the victim. The scooter driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet was arrested on a DUI charge. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to pass our condolences to the family of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Scooter Accidents In Texas
Fifty-seven people lost their lives during 2017 in scooter accidents in Texas. Although this is typically a fun activity for the rider, it can turn tragic once they enter out on roadways.
Sadly, a lot of motorists on the roadways unable to see individuals on scooters before it is too late. Collisions involving scooters and motor vehicles often result in life-changing injuries for those involved. For this reason, scooter accident victims can contact a Texas scooter accident lawyer from the Benton Law Firm to obtain justice and compensation for their injuries.
Our knowledgeable attorneys work aggressively to help those injured hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our proven track record demonstrates that we are dedicated to helping those injured get justice. Contact a Texas injury accident attorney from the Benton Law Firm at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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