Houston, TX (August 7, 2022) – A crash reported in Harris County claimed one woman’s life early Friday morning. At around 2:30 a.m., on August 5, the Houston Police Department responded to a crash that was reported on Veterans Memorial Drive.
Reports provided by area law enforcement indicate that an adult female was walking southbound on Veterans Memorial Drive. At the same time, a vehicle was traveling on the roadway. As the vehicle and the woman passed through the area of Fallbrook Drive, the vehicle struck the woman. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene without stopping.
The female pedestrians suffered severe injuries due to the motor vehicle accident. Area law enforcement arrived at the scene and immediately closed off a portion of the roadway. Despite the best efforts of emergency medical personnel, the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of her injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We offer our condolences to the family of the woman who died as a result of this fatal pedestrian accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Auto collisions take the lives of thousands of people each year in Texas. In 2021, our state saw a record number of fatal accidents take place along our roadways.
Though there are many reasons why automobile accidents take place, the majority of fatal collisions are a result of negligence. We see many people lose their lives as a result of vehicles that change lanes in a reckless manner, motorists who are speeding or engaging in other careless actions, and impairment. Unfortunately, hundreds of people are pedestrians who lose their lives as a result of vehicle collisions in our state annually.
If your loved one died as a result of a vehicle collision, a wrongful death lawyer in Houston could help you pursue a legal claim against the responsible party. Our team will help you get the money that you need and deserve.
Our Houston pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are deeply committed to helping families get justice after losing loved ones. Our team will hold the negligent driver to account following your loved one’s fatal accident.
Our team will build the strongest claim possible to ensure you are able to get justice. We will fearlessly negotiate compensation on your behalf so your family can get the money that you need for funeral arrangements, burial expenses, and a variety of other costs and losses that you face due to a fatal collision.
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If you have lost a loved one due to another driver’s malicious actions, negligent driving, or reckless operation of their vehicle, schedule a consultation at our Texas personal injury law firm today. Our lawyers are available by calling 210-340-5550 at your earliest convenience. We will help your family get justice.
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