Houston, TX (January 24, 2021) – A man was hit by a car and killed on Saturday, January 23rd on Southwest Freeway.
Reports show that the accident happened at about 1:30 a.m. on Southwest Freeway in the area of Kirby Drive. Police stated that the man was near Kirby when he was struck by at least one car.
Police have not been able to determine why the man, who is still unidentified, was on the road.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Car Crashes in Houston
Texas has the highest fatal crash rate in the United States. This means that Texas streets and highways are exposed to some kind of vehicle collision approximately once every minute. A Texas crash victim dies about every two and a half hours, and a victim endures a severe injury every other minute.
As described by the Texas DOT, more than 19,500 severe car accidents caused injuries to about 31,000 victims and killed around 3,750 people in one recent year.
If you or a family member sustained an injury during a Texas car accident, then a personal injury attorney will be able to identify the most efficient techniques for helping you receive financial compensation for losses like funeral and burial expenses, medical costs, loss of income, and many other damages brought on by the death of a family member.
The Houston personal injury attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been advising injured crash victims on what they need to receive compensation following a serious accident.
If you would like a free evaluation of your Texas car accident claim, reach out to our law offices by calling (512) 968-0051 to schedule your case evaluation today.
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Disclaimer: We write these posts with the intention of providing general information about driving safety with the hope that people will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an accident. If you are in an accident, we want to make sure that you know how to react appropriately. This post is not intended to be deemed as legal or medical advice of any kind. The picture used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.