Houston, TX (April 20, 2022) – One person has lost their life as a result of a pedestrian accident on the Southwest side of Houston on Monday afternoon, April 18. At around 12:25 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on United Drive.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 15-year-old was driving a pickup truck in the 9800 block of United Drive during the early afternoon hours. For unknown reasons, the truck struck a pedestrian.
The pedestrian suffered severe injuries as a result of the accident. Emergency crews rushed to render aid to the victim. However, they passed away from their injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
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
Motor vehicle accidents take the lives of more than 700 pedestrians every year in the state of Texas. 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.
When victims lose their lives in accidents, they often leave behind grieving families who are forced to deal with overwhelming mental, emotional, and financial consequences. When pedestrians are killed in accidents due to the negligence of others, families may have legal options available to help them move forward.
Seeking the assistance of a Houston wrongful death lawyer can help you get justice. A skilled legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine what options are available for you to move forward and get justice for your loved one.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Houston pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience helping bereaved families get justice. We are passionate about helping people who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. 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.
Our team fully understands what families are going through during these difficult times. For this reason, we provide only the most trusted and effective representation to ensure our clients are protected.
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.
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.
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