Lubbock, TX (February 6, 2022) – Two people have lost their lives as a result of a pedestrian accident on Friday evening in Lubbock. At around 9 p.m., on February 4, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on US Highway 84.
Reports from authorities show that 24-year-old Nikkee Neel and a 6-year-old child were involved in a single-vehicle accident in the area near US Highway 84 and County Road 1500. Both individuals exited the vehicle when they were walking to get assistance.
As the two walked along the highway, they were struck by a passenger van.
Both Neel and the child were fatally injured in the accident and pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Approximately two pedestrians are fatally injured in motor vehicle accidents every day in the state of Texas. These accidents happen far too often, having an overwhelming impact on families. When victims lose their lives in accidents, surviving family members often have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, deal with lost earnings, and are overcome by the mental and financial consequences that continue to compound.
Seeking the assistance of a competent wrongful death lawyer in Lubbock as soon as possible can provide you with the best chances of getting justice. A qualified legal team is equipped with the knowledge and experience necessary to get you compensation to help cover various economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Lubbock pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of bereaved families who have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our team fights aggressively to ensure you are able to recover the compensation you need for medical expenses, lost earnings, loss of consortium, and various other economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward.
To date, we have remained committed to helping each client we work with obtain the outcome they expect for their legal claims. When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so.
Our team is committed to helping each client we work with protect their legal rights and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. 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.
If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at 210-340-5550 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you.
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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