Kaufman, TX (January 7, 2022) – One man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday evening, January 5. At around 6:15 p.m., authorities were called to the site of a crash on County Road 4116.
Reports from authorities show that a male pedestrian was traveling through the 9200 block of County Road 4116, between Crandall and Kaufman. For unknown reasons, a GMC traveling west through the area struck the man as he attempted to cross at the intersection.
The pedestrian was rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Kaufman where he was declared deceased from his injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
The year 2020 saw a record high in the number of pedestrians fatally injured across our state. In fact, 717 pedestrians reportedly lost their lives as a result of motor vehicle collisions. The vast majority of pedestrian accidents involve some form of negligence. 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. These acts of negligence continue to impact the lives of countless people every day.
In many cases, surviving families are forced to endure overwhelming consequences. The mental and emotional impacts are only made worse by the financial burdens they soon encounter. Dealing with medical expenses, funeral costs, and lost wages can be devastating. If your loved one has lost their life in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. In some cases, families can work with wrongful death lawyers in Kaufman who can fight to get them justice.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Kaufman 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. 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.
We strive to provide aggressive representation for clients that is compassionate to their needs. We understand the difficulties that families face after losing loved ones. This drives our team to provide the most compassionate and responsive representation imaginable.
We firmly believe that no settlement or paycheck will ever be large enough to compensate you for the loss of a loved one. For this reason, we strongly emphasize the pursuit of justice. Your family deserves answers and we are committed to helping you get them. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to the negligence of another motorist, do not wait to get the justice you deserve. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience by calling 210-340-5550 to see how we can help you.
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