Fort Worth, TX (September 30, 2021) – Rescue officials in Forth Worth responded to the scene of a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on Wednesday, September 29th. The crash was reported around 9:00 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30.
According to the Fort Worth Police Department, an unidentified female pedestrian tried to cross over the eastbound lanes of the highway. As she was crossing, the woman was hit by several vehicles in the 3100 block. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the crash scene. There were no additional injuries reported in the accident. Police have not said whether the drivers involved remained at the scene to cooperate with the investigation. Eastbound traffic was diverted off of the highway onto Beach Street as motorists were asked to avoid the area.
There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed against the drivers involved. No further information has been released at this time.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family in the aftermath of this fatal pedestrian crash in Fort Worth.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian crashes occur each day in Texas. A pedestrian accident is often a very serious event and is likely to take a toll on both the victims, as well as their families. Pedestrian accidents now account for about 1 in 5 traffic fatalities across our state. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 4,852 pedestrian crashes reported in 2020. As a result of these accidents, a total of 1,211 people were seriously hurt and 731 were killed. These statistics illustrate the high likelihood that a pedestrian crash in Texas will lead to serious injuries or possibly death for the victim.
There are many causes of pedestrian accidents. Each collision must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause. In many cases, the accident will occur due to driver negligence. Motorists often fail to see pedestrians until it is too late to avoid hitting them. This type of distraction, along with speeding and reckless driving are the most common causes of accidents involving pedestrians.
When you have suffered injuries in a San Antonio pedestrian crash, you need a lawyer on your side who will stand up for you. If you have lost a loved one in the crash, you should be looking to heal and to receive compensation to help you with some of the unexpected expenses that you are facing.
Wrongful Death Lawyers in Texas
Only a skilled San Antonio pedestrian accident attorney can evaluate your case and help determine how to best proceed. At Wyatt Law Firm, we form valuable relationships with our clients by fighting for them each and every day, both inside and outside the courtroom. We always do what it takes to help lay the foundation for the best possible outcome for your case. Our San Antonio pedestrian accident lawyers are here to help during your time of greatest need.
We offer free consultations to all potential clients. If you are in need of a skilled and compassionate wrongful death lawyer in Fort Worth, we are here for you. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at 210-340-5550.
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