Houston, TX (May 19, 2022) – A pedestrian accident that took place on Wednesday morning in the Houston area has claimed one person’s life. At around 9:30 a.m., on May 18, the Houston Police Department was dispatched to the scene of a crash on Fuqua Street.
Reports from HPD show that a pedestrian was traveling in the area of Fuqua Street and Beamer Road during the morning hours. For unknown reasons, they were struck by a vehicle.
The driver pulled over and remained at the scene.
The pedestrian suffered severe injuries in the accident. Authorities responded to render aid to the victim, identified as a male victim. However, he passed away from his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the person who died as a result of this auto accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents across the state of Texas take the lives of more than 4,400 people each year. Unfortunately, the majority of these accidents are completely preventable. The top five leading causes of fatal accidents in our state include:
- Swerving in and out of lanes
- Merging in an unsafe manner
- Turning left without checking
When people engage in these and other reckless actions, they place the lives of other people at severe risk of being harmed. Unfortunately, thousands of people end up passing away as a result of the injuries they suffer from. When innocent people lose their lives in fatal collisions, their families may have legal options available to help them move forward. A Houston wrongful death lawyer will be able to help your family secure full and timely compensation to cover some of the damages you face after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one.
Some of the most common damages that families are able to recover following a fatal accident include:
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses
- Funeral arrangements and burial costs
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of services
- Loss of parental guidance
- The cost to repair or replace damaged vehicles
If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to a skilled legal team right away.
The Houston pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience for a free consultation. Our lawyers will help you by fully investigating your loved one’s accident. We will gather adequate evidence in support of your claim and fight diligently to ensure you are able to secure the maximum amounts of compensation available for the damages you face. Our lawyers will stop at nothing to ensure are in the best position possible to get justice.
If your loved one, has died as a result of a negligent driver, you must reach out to our Texas personal injury law firm right away.
Contact our team at 210-340-5550 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to get started on your claim.
Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident. For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested.
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