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Houston, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Kempwood Dr

by | Jun 1, 2022 | Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Houston, TX (June 1, 2022) – One person lost their life as a result of a pedestrian accident in the Houston area on Tuesday morning, May 31. At around 625 a.m., emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Kempwood Drive.

Reports provided by authorities show that a white Ford F1 50 pickup truck was trying to turn eastbound in the 9500 block of Kempwood Drive. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the vehicle. As a result, the vehicle veered off the roadway crashed into a tree and struck a pedestrian.

The pedestrian suffered severe injuries in the accident. They were transported to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights hospital where 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 Car Accidents in Texas

Houston, TX – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Kempwood DrEach year, more than 4000 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Texas. In many instances, these crashes are caused by negligence. We see a significant number of people suffering fatal injuries in crashes caused by drivers who are speeding, impaired, or distracted while operating vehicles.

Unfortunately, more than 700 people fatally injured in crashes across the state each year are pedestrians. These victims are virtually unprotected when it comes to vehicle accidents. As a result, there are likely to suffer severe injuries during accidents.

When people lose their lives in accidents due to the negligence of others, their families often have legal options available to help them move forward. Reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer in Houston is crucial when it comes to protecting your legal rights. In some cases, families are able to secure the financial compensation that they can use for funeral arrangements, lost earning capacity, burial costs, and more.

For decades, the Houston pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have fought diligently to ensure our clients are able to protect their legal rights after losing loved ones in accidents. Our lawyers fight diligently to ensure each client we represent is able to secure full and timely compensation moving forward. Our lawyers handle all of the communication between the insurance companies to ensure our clients are not taken advantage of. We will stop at nothing to ensure you are able to get justice for your loved one. It is crucial that you take legal action right away after losing a loved one in an accident.

If you were negatively affected by a motor vehicle accident in our state, you must reach out to our Texas personal injury law firm right away. By calling 210-340-5550, we can schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. We can discuss your case and the legal options available to help you move forward. Contact our law firm today to get started.

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.