Houston, TX (November 1, 2021) – Thursday morning, October 28, one man lost his life when he was struck by a cement mixer on a roadway in Houston. Reports indicate that the collision occurred at around 9:00 a.m. for reasons still being investigated by police.
Various responders were sent to assist at the scene including Houston police and paramedics. The man succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the collision despite life-saving efforts made by emergency medical services.
The concrete mixer driver stayed on-site and cooperated with police, reports read. Currently, no one involved has been identified to the public.
Authorities in Houston continue to investigate the circumstances of the crash. Traffic was backed up in the area while crews worked to secure the site of the collision.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Nothing further has been reported.
Texas Pedestrian Accidents
During one recent year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that roughly 129,000 people nationwide required emergency medical attention on behalf of injuries they received as a pedestrian involved in a car accident. An additional 5,376 pedestrians endured crash-related injuries that proved to be fatal. Pedestrians are more than two times as likely to lose their life during a traffic accident than anyone inside the vehicle.
If you have lost a loved one in a Texas pedestrian accident, then a Houston wrongful death attorney will know the most effective methods for helping you obtain financial compensation for damages such as burial costs, medical expenses, loss of income, and many other damages brought on by the death of a family member.
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in Houston
The Houston personal injury attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been helping injured accident victims and their families recover just financial compensation after life-altering events for over three decades. We work tirelessly to ensure that your legal rights are protected and exercised so that you are able to successfully recover in more ways than one from your recent accident and the injuries that followed.
At Wiliams Hart, our legal team strives to assist injured crash victims maximize their recoveries. Our attorneys will meet with prospective clients in order to determine the most beneficial course of action depending on the circumstances of their accident. By looking over the details of your crash, our attorneys will be able to prescribe the best course of action to help you collect the maximum amount of compensation and the justice you deserve.
Your injuries could force you out of work for a prolonged time period, thus forcing you to lose wages and potentially become burdened financially. Allow an attorney from Williams Hart & Boundas in Houston to help you through this difficult time by informing you of your right toward financial compensation depending on the circumstances of your crash. If you believe it was caused by another person’s negligence, you may qualify for financial compensation to cover things like medical bills, and non-economic damages such as pain and suffering.
If you would like a free evaluation of your Texas pedestrian accident claim, reach out to our law offices at (512) 968-0051 and schedule your case review 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.