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Austin, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Car on Mopac Srv Rd

by | Mar 6, 2023 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Austin, TX (March 6, 2023) – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle in the Austin area on Sunday evening, March 5. 

The deadly accident took place on Mopac Service Road near the Capital of Texas Highway at around 8:50 p.m. The pedestrian was walking on the roadway when they were hit by an oncoming motorist. Emergency responders were called to the scene and performed life-saving measures on the victim. 

The injured party sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased has been withheld. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Austin, TX - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Car on Mopac Srv RdWhen it comes to the number of pedestrian fatalities brought on by car accidents, Texas is among the top five states in the country. According to a recent report from the Governors Highway Safety Association, fatal pedestrian accidents nationally are at a 25-year high. In 2017, there was roughly the same number of fatal pedestrian accidents across the country as in 2016. This demonstrates that pedestrian fatalities are persistently high and at levels that have not been observed in close to 25 years.

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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.