Tomball, TX (February 28, 2023) – On Monday, February 17, a young teenager was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in Tomball.
The deadly accident was reported on Spring Cypress road near TX-249 at around 3:45 a.m. A 15-year-old pedestrian was traveling on the roadway when they were hit by an oncoming Toyota Prius. That area of the road reportedly does not have sidewalks.
The injured party was pronounced dead by responding officials. The Prius was towed from the scene. The identity of the deceased has been withheld.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly pedestrian crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
There have been noticeably more pedestrian fatalities since 2010. In Texas that year, there were just 273 pedestrian traffic fatalities. The number of fatalities has more than doubled in less than ten years. A total of 7908 pedestrian accidents occurred in Texas overall in 2018, including some of the highest numbers of fatal pedestrian accidents and the ensuing fatalities ever recorded. To discuss your legal options if a loved one was killed in a collision with a pedestrian, contact a lawyer today.
Those who recently lost a loved one in an auto accident may find some level of financial comfort in wrongful death lawsuits. In a wrongful death case, the deceased person’s estate and any living relatives are made whole for the incident that resulted in the loss of a family member or other loved one. In wrongful death cases, damages claims for pain and suffering, loss of companionship, lost wages, and costs associated with sustaining the defendant while they were crippled are typically granted. In these types of situations, several other factors may be given consideration.
We will all endure the loss of a loved one at some point in our lives, but an unexpected loss can be especially difficult. When a loved member dies in an unanticipated car accident, you could never have predicted how drastically and profoundly your everyday life would change. It may be difficult for you and your loved ones to provide financial and emotional support for the survivors of your family during this terrible time.
The attorneys at Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC, are dedicated to assisting individuals and families in obtaining justice and are conscious of the challenges that may come with an unexpected death. Our business has a variety of remedies available to us if a loved one dies as a result of careless driving, and our attorneys can assist you when you need it the most. Obtaining a copy of the accident police report is only one of the many ways that our legal team can support you as you build your claim. We will put you in contact with a local lawyer who will fight for your family’s rights and monetary compensation for your losses. Call our offices right away at 210-340-5550 to speak with one of our Tomball wrongful death lawyers and start your claim for compensation.
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