Austin, TX (September 28, 2021) – Officials with the Austin Police Department were dispatched to the scene of a deadly pedestrian crash over the weekend. The accident took place on Saturday, September 26th at approximately 11:00 p.m.
Officers were called to the 12200 block of Interstate 35. According to an initial report, a white Toyota was traveling southbound on I-35 when the driver struck a pedestrian alongside the roadway. The unidentified pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the crash scene. The driver of the Toyota remained at the site and spoke with investigators. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the accident. Police have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed at this time.
There is no additional information available. Anyone with any details regarding the incident is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line, Crime Stoppers, or the Austin Police Department.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this tragic accident.
Pedestrian Accident in Texas
On average, there are more than 600 reported pedestrian fatalities in Texas each year. As one of the largest and most populous cities in the state, Austin can be a dangerous place for pedestrians. Drivers in and around the Austin area often fail to take basic precautions to reduce the risk of being involved in an accident. As a result, a pedestrian accident in San Antonio can occur for numerous reasons. These reasons include negligent, inattentive, and reckless drivers. Each pedestrian crash must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a San Antonio pedestrian accident, you are no doubt going through a difficult time. Victims of these accidents can suffer severe and painful injuries. In cases where a fatality occurs, family members are forced to move forward without their loved ones and could be facing an uncertain future. There is nothing more devastating than the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to a tragic accident.
If your loved one was killed in a pedestrian crash that was not their fault, you should reach out to a skilled and experienced attorney right away. Texas pedestrian accident cases are complicated and they should only be handled by an attorney with skill and experience in this area of law. You need an attorney on your side who knows the law and does what it takes to win your case.
Pedestrian Accident Attorney in Texas
Here at Wyatt Law Firm, our San Antonio pedestrian accident attorneys will fight for you when your family has been turned upside down by the actions of a negligent motorist. We give each case the individual attention that it needs and deserves in order to ensure that justice is achieved. Our experienced attorneys will fight for you when your back is against the wall.
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