Houston, TX – Man Hit by Car, Injured on Lockwood Dr near Marcus St

Oct 15, 2021 | Houston, TX Traffic Accidents

Houston, TX (October 14, 2021) – Authorities in Houston were called to the scene of an auto accident involving a pedestrian on the evening of October 14. At approximately 7:00 p.m., the incident took place in the 4100 block of Lockwood Drive. 

Responders were called to the intersection of Lockwood Drive and Marcus Street to assist at the scene of an injury pedestrian crash. The wreck happened when a man was struck by a white Pontiac Grand Prix. 

The circumstances of the incident remain under police investigation at this time. Various responders were observed at the site of the collision for some time on the evening of October 14. 

Traffic was delayed in the area while crews worked to secure the scene. Local motorists were urged to use caution in the area or find alternative routes. 

No further information has currently been reported. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. 

Houston Pedestrian Accidents

Information from the Texas Department of Transportation states that pedestrian deaths continue to increase and now account for one in five of all traffic-related fatalities. Nearly 6,000 pedestrian-involved traffic accidents occurred in Texas in 2019, resulting in 669 fatalities. This is a 5% increase in deaths from the previous year. 

Researchers believe that a large percentage of pedestrian wrecks go unreported each year in Texas and throughout the United States. Despite the circumstances of your pedestrian crash in Houston, you should always report any injuries you endure due to being struck by a vehicle. You may be entitled to recover financial compensation for your injuries and losses depending on the circumstances of the incident. You should always have your case reviewed by a skilled and knowledgeable Houston personal injury lawyer who will be able to help determine the strengths and weaknesses of your claim. 

Personal Injury Lawyers in Houston

Since 1983, our hard-working team of personal injury attorneys in Houston has been helping injured crash victims and their families get the justice and financial compensation they deserve. Driver negligence is the leading cause of auto accidents throughout the United States, injuring millions of people each and every year. Houston is, unfortunately, no exception, and sees thousands of vehicle collisions caused by negligence yearly. 

If you believe that you or someone you love has recently been injured due to the negligence of another person, contact the car crash lawyers in Houston at Williams Hart & Boundas for a free case evaluation. Don’t miss the opportunity to recover financially what you may have lost in attempting to pay for your recent accident and injuries. No one should ever have to pay for sustaining injuries due to another person’s reckless actions, which is why we work passionately to ensure that our clients are on the surest path to recovery, financially, physically, and emotionally.

Through an unparalleled commitment to our clients and the complex practice of personal injury law, we at Williams Hart & Boundas have established ourselves as a benchmark for success in Houston. Despite any challenges you may be faced with, our team is prepared to put in the work required to help you overcome them. Contact our skilled and dedicated team of attorneys at (713) 230-2200 at your earliest convenience to discuss your eligibility for financial compensation. 

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