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Tyler, TX – Man Hit by Car Changing Tire at Loop 323 & 34th St

by | Mar 4, 2023 | Pedestrian Accidents | 0 comments

Tyler, TX (March 3, 2023) – Just past midnight on Friday morning, March 3, a man was hit by a car while changing a tire in Tyler. 

The incident was reported near Loop 323 at 34th Street. The victim was reportedly on the side of the road changing a tire when he was hit by an oncoming motorist. The at-fault driver proceeded to flee the scene. 

The victim was found by a passerby near the crash site, and he was hospitalized in critical condition. Local authorities believe that have identified the suspect, but no more information is currently available. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Tyler, TX - Man Hit by Car Changing Tire at Loop 323 & 34th StTexas ranks in the top five states in the nation for the number of pedestrian deaths caused by auto accidents. A recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association claims that fatal pedestrian accidents have reached a 25-year high nationwide. Nationwide, there were nearly 6,000 pedestrian fatalities in 2017, roughly the same number as the year before. This shows that the number of pedestrian fatalities is stubbornly high and at levels that have not been seen in nearly 25 years.

If you have recently been hurt in a serious pedestrian accident, it can be catastrophic. We sincerely apologize if you have experienced this type of trauma. It hurts to recover from severe injuries on an emotional, mental, and physical level. You may feel overburdened after you include in the stress of unforeseen medical expenses in addition to your regular bills. Our Texas pedestrian accident attorneys are aware of the stress your predicament may put you through, but they are unable to feel the suffering you are currently experiencing. We want to assist you in obtaining restitution for the pain and suffering caused by your injuries as well as any potential long-term effects.

Your chances of succeeding in your personal injury claim will be considerably increased when you hire a Tyler car accident lawyer. The Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC will make every effort to ensure that you receive the financial aid and medical attention necessary for a successful recovery. You can start your personal injury claim for compensation with the help of an experienced attorney, putting you that much closer to getting paid for your injuries. Call our offices as soon as possible at 210-340-5550 to arrange a free consultation with one of our lawyers.

Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.