Houston, TX (January 4, 2022) – A pedestrian accident reported in the Houston area claimed one man’s life on Monday evening, January 3. At around 8:10 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on South Main Street.
Reports provided by the Houston Police Department show that a male pedestrian was walking outside of NRG Park when he was struck by a vehicle in the 14000 block of South Main Street.
The man suffered severe injuries in the accident. Emergency crews rushed to the scene to render aid to the victim. However, he was pronounced deceased on-site.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Texas Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian accidents in Houston and across the state of Texas occur at an alarming rate. Thousands of people are injured in these accidents and hundreds more lose their lives each year. In 2018 in the Lone Star State, there were 7,908 pedestrian accidents that occurred. These include fatality and non-fatality accidents.
According to information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation, 2018 was one of the worst years for pedestrian accidents in Houston and across Texas. In the first six months of 2018, there were more than 290 Texas pedestrian crashes. The Lone Star State sees more pedestrian accidents than nearly any other state in the nation, probably due to the state’s high population.
Pedestrian-involved accidents generate more injured victims and more fatalities than any other type of vehicle collision. Due to the fact that pedestrians are extremely vulnerable, they commonly suffer injuries that greatly exceed those of the vehicle occupants.
Houston Wrongful Death Lawyers
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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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.