Cedar Hill, TX (January 10, 2022) – A pedestrian has lost their life following an accident on Saturday morning in the Cedar Hill area. At around 8:50 a.m., on January 8, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Farm to Market Road 1382.
Reports from the police show that a car drove through the Great Clips hair salon, located in the area of 445 East Farm to Market Road 1382.
One person inside the building sustained fatal injuries. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Cedar Hill Police Department.
Our thoughts are with them at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
The year 2020 saw a record high in the number of pedestrians fatally injured across our state. In fact, 717 pedestrians reportedly lost their lives as a result of motor vehicle collisions. The vast majority of pedestrian accidents involve some form of negligence. We often see victims lose their lives in accidents caused by drivers who are speeding, impaired by drugs or alcohol, distracted, or engaging in other acts of negligence.
Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can be life-changing. Most likely, you will have to deal with towering financial consequences. You may no longer have a source of income that your family has grown to depend on. You may face towering medical expenses. You may have to cover tens of thousands of dollars in funeral costs.
If your loved one has lost their life in a pedestrian accident, chances are that you may be unaware of legal options available to help you move forward. Rather than trying to deal with the negative consequences alone, you can benefit greatly by reaching out to our Cedar Hill wrongful death lawyers as soon as possible. Our team can help you hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions so you are able to move forward in the best way possible.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Cedar Hill pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm completely understand the grief and inconsolable heartache that your family is dealing with after losing a loved one. Though taking legal action against the at-fault party may be the last thing on your mind, pursuing a wrongful death claim can help your family get compensation to help cover various costs you face during the grieving process.
Not only will we fight to ensure your family is able to hold the at-fault party accountable, but we will help you get the financial compensation you need to cover funeral expenses and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward.
Our law firm offers free consultations to all prospective clients. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our team. Call 210-340-5550 any time to see how we can help you. Our lawyers are available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week to speak with you about your case and help you get the justice and the compensation you deserve.
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