Houston, TX (March 7, 2023) – A man was killed after being hit on a Houston highway while assisting another motorist who was changing a tire on Monday evening, March 6.
It was reported that the driver of a Hyundai Santa Fe had to pull over due to a flat tire on I-610 Loop near Wallisville Road. A man in a Dodge Ram pickup truck pulled over to assist the man. The man was helping the other party change the tire when he was hit by a Toyota Corolla at around 7:25 p.m.
The man was killed and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Corolla was hurt and transported to a local hospital for treatment.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in Texas
In Texas, pedestrian fatalities are on the rise and currently make up one in every five automobile fatalities. There were 5,370 pedestrian-related crashes in the state in 2021, which resulted in 843 fatalities, a 15% rise over the year before. More than 1,400 others suffered serious injuries. If a loved one was hurt or killed in a pedestrian crash, you need to contact an attorney who can help protect your right to compensation.
Nothing in this world can replace a loved one who has passed away, but the untimely death of a family member or spouse who provided for the household’s financial and emotional stability can have serious repercussions for the surviving members. A wrongful death lawsuit’s value will differ depending on a number of different circumstances. The potential amount of compensation is frequently determined by the accident or injury that resulted in the death, the existence of medical bills or protracted suffering prior to the death, and the victim’s age and health at the time of death.
You and your family may be entitled to compensation if a member of your family died as a result of someone else’s carelessness on the road. With the aid of a Houston wrongful death attorney, you can submit a claim and demand that the party at fault compensate for your losses as a result of the terrible accident. If a recent car accident resulted in the death of a member of your family, contact Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC. To discover if you are eligible for compensation, get in touch with us right away. Call 210-340-5550 to speak with a lawyer about how we might be able to assist you with your recovery if there has been a wrongful death in the family.
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