Dallas, TX (July 26, 2022) – A fatal accident took place in the Dallas area on Sunday evening that claimed one man’s life. Just after 930 p.m., on July 24, the Dallas Police Department was notified that a motor vehicle crash occurred on Forest Lane Drive.
Authorities report that a man was pushing a wheelchair-bound woman in the area of forest Lane Drive in Cromwell Lane during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, the two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle. The man became trapped under the vehicle and was dragged approximately three blocks. The vehicle then turned southbound onto another roadway, resulting in the man falling to the ground.
The man suffered fatal injuries due to the accident and was declared deceased by responding officers. The woman in the wheelchair was critically injured and had to be rushed to an area hospital for emergency treatment.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating the crash.
We hope the woman injured in this accident recovers quickly from her injuries.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family of the male pedestrian who lost his life in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Fatal accidents take place every day in the state of Texas. Pedestrians who are involved in these accidents often leave behind grieving friends and families. Losing a loved one is difficult under any circumstance. Knowing that your loved one has died in a car accident as a result of another person’s negligence can make accepting the loss more difficult.
When pedestrians die as a result of auto accidents, their families often face overwhelming challenges moving forward. Families are often forced to deal with overwhelming financial impacts. Covering the cost of funeral arrangements, medical expenses, and other financial burdens can be quite challenging.
Unfortunately, the majority of pedestrians lose their lives in accidents due to negligence. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal pedestrian accident, a wrongful death lawyer in Dallas will be able to help you pursue a legal case against the at-fault driver. This type of legal claim can help your family secure compensation to help cover your losses.
Our Dallas pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm will stand by your side every step of the legal process. Our lawyers will fight to help your family get justice after losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident. We are fully committed to helping each person we represent to obtain the best outcome for their lawsuits. For this reason, our lawyers will fight to help you hold the person who caused your loved one’s death to account.
Our Texas law firm can schedule a free consultation with you to get started. You can contact our team by calling 210-340-5550. Our lawyers will take your call so we can schedule a free consultation to get started on your wrongful death case.
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