Houston, TX – Pedestrian Hit and Killed on Gulf Frwy

Jan 24, 2021 | Houston, TX Traffic Accidents

Houston, TX (January 23, 2021) – Houston police responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident in the 5800 block of Gulf Freeway at about 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19th.  

As stated in police reports, a pedestrian was crossing the outbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway when a white Toyota Avalon struck him. 

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Driver impairment is not thought to be a factor in the crash and no charges have been filed at this time.

This accident is under investigation by the HPD Vehicular Crimes Division.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Fatalities in Houston

Houston, TX - Pedestrian Hit and Killed on Gulf Frwy

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.

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. 

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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