Austin, TX (February 6, 2023) – A child tragically lost their life as a result of a pedestrian crash that took place in the Austin area on Saturday evening. On February 4, the Austin Police Department responded to the scene of a cross on North Meadows Drive.
Preliminary reports show that a child was struck by a vehicle in the 900 block of North Meadows Drive at around 4:30 p.m.
The child suffered severe injuries due to the crash. Medical personnel pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.
A second victim, identified only as an adult, was rushed to Dell Seton Medical Center for the treatment of serious injuries.
The Austin Police Department is currently investigating the cause of the traffic accident.
We hope the adult victim is able to recover quickly following this pedestrian crash.
Our condolences are with the family of the child who lost their life in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Fatal pedestrian crashes take the lives of hundreds of people annually in Texas. Quite often, families are left torn apart and unsure of how to move forward. In many cases, innocent people lose their lives as a result of crashes that are preventable.
Every day, acts of negligence continue to take the lives of innocent people here in the state of Texas. Some of the most common causes of fatal pedestrian crashes that we see here in our state include
- Motorists who fail to yield to others.
- Motorists who run red lights at intersections.
- Motorists who pass through stop signs.
- Motorists who are intoxicated by alcohol or impaired by drugs.
- Motorists who are speeding or traveling too fast.
- Motorists who are distracted by their cell phones or other objects.
If another driver’s negligent actions have taken the life of your loved one, it is important that you seek the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Austin right away. Your family may be able to seek financial compensation for the losses and damages you face. A strong legal team by your side can make a significant difference when it comes to your ability to get justice.
Our dedicated wrongful death lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience fighting to protect the best interests of grieving families who have experienced the unexpected loss of loved ones due to fatal car crashes. We are passionate about delivering personalized, zealous representation and strive to always go above and beyond for our clients. Our knowledgeable Austin pedestrian accident attorneys have the knowledge and determination necessary to fight hard on your behalf to ensure your family is able to get the compensation that you need and deserve. Schedule a free consultation by reaching out to our law firm today at 210-340-5550. Our team is available to help you get justice.
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