Katy, TX (March 9, 2023) – On Tuesday, March 7, a man was hurt after being hit by a driver in the Katy area.
The incident took place at the intersection of Little York and Barker Cypress Roads at around 8 p.m. A man was reportedly pushing a wheelchair when he was hit by an unknown vehicle. The driver fled the scene.
The injured party was flown to a local hospital in serious condition. No further updates on his condition have been provided. Authorities are currently seeking information regarding the identity of the at-fault party.
An ongoing crash investigation is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Texas Pedestrian Accidents
Texas is one of the top five states in the US for the most fatal pedestrian accidents. According to a survey recently published by the Governors Highway Safety Association, fatal pedestrian accidents nationally are at a 25-year high. About as many deadly pedestrian accidents occurred nationwide in 2017 as there did in 2016. In Texas, according to the DOT, significant injuries to pedestrians from traffic accidents were over 1,300 in 2019. In addition, 669 pedestrians died in approximately 5,900 road accidents involving pedestrians in 2019 as a whole.
In Texas, severe vehicle accidents are a common sight, leaving victims to deal with severe, life-altering injuries as well as the loss of a loved one on occasion. In order to help those victims obtain compensation for any losses they may have suffered as a result of their incident, our Texas car accident lawyers are here to help. When dealing with insurance companies after a car accident, you need a lawyer who will not only aggressively represent your interests but also listen to your concerns and objectives. During this difficult time, you need the support of a reputable auto accident attorney. Always ensure that any injured passengers receive the appropriate medical care if you are involved in an accident.
When you work with a Katy auto accident attorney, your chances of being successful with your personal injury claim will be much greater. The Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC will do all possible to make sure you get the financial assistance and medical care required for a full recovery. With the guidance of a skilled attorney, you may begin your personal injury claim for compensation, bringing you that much closer to receiving recompense for your injuries and any accident-related damages. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, contact our offices as soon as possible at 210-340-5550.
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