Austin, TX (July 26, 2022) – Authorities responded to the site of a major collision in the Austin area on Monday morning that claimed one person’s life. At around 9 a.m., on July 25, the Austin Police Department was notified that a motor vehicle wreck occurred on Interstate 35.
Police reports show that a collision occurred in the 6000 block of Interstate 35, on the southbound service road between Stassney Lane and William Cannon Drive. The impact of the collision caused the vehicle to roll over and strike the pedestrian.
The pedestrian incurred fatal injuries due to the crash and was declared deceased by responding officers.
Another victim involved in the crash was trapped and had to be removed from the vehicle by responding firefighters. The victim suffered serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for care.
The Austin Police Department is investigating the crash at this time.
We hope the victim injured in this accident recovers quickly.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the family of the pedestrian who died as a result of this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
In Texas, we see thousands of people suffer fatal injuries as a result of vehicle collisions every year. Regrettably, hundreds of victims are pedestrians. When pedestrians are involved in motor vehicle collisions, the chances of suffering severe and catastrophic injuries are dramatically increased. Unfortunately, a significant number of pedestrians end up fatally injured following their crashes.
Losing a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident can be incredibly challenging. Families often struggle to move forward after enduring a sudden and unexpected loss. Knowing that your loved one died due to a driver’s negligence can be challenging to accept. For this reason, bereaved families are encouraged to reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Austin right away. A knowledgeable legal team will be able to help you pursue a wrongful death claim against the person who took your loved one’s life. These legal claims enable families to get money to cover funeral arrangements and more.
Our Austin pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience helping families protect their legal rights after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Our team will take an aggressive approach toward protecting your legal rights while helping your family get justice. We will pursue a wrongful death claim on your behalf to hold the person who is responsible for your loved one’s death to account. We will help you get the money that you need to help cover the costs resulting from your loved one’s fatal accident.
You can depend on our experienced and knowledgeable legal team to help you get justice for your lawsuit. Our team is deeply committed to providing legal representation for our clients that works.
Contact our Texas personal injury law firm today at 210-340-5550. We can schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience to get started on your wrongful death claim.
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