Houston, TX (March 3, 2023) – A woman was killed after being involved in a pedestrian accident in Houston’s Alief neighborhood on Friday, March 3.
The deadly accident took place at the 13500 block of Beechnut Street near Eldridge Parkway. The woman was hit by an oncoming motorist and sustained fatal injuries. She was later pronounced dead at the scene. The driver remained and cooperated with authorities.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly pedestrian accident is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Texas Fatal Pedestrian Crashes
One out of every five vehicular fatalities in Texas now involves a pedestrian, and statistics show that these types of accidents are on the rise. In 2021, there were 5,366 pedestrian-related accidents in our state, which led to 841 fatalities, a 15% increase over the previous year. In Texas that year, there were an additional 1,470 people who had serious injuries in pedestrian accidents.
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