Houston, TX (April 23, 2019) – On April 21, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on McCarty Road near North Loop East.
The incident occurred around 9 a.m. According to reports, a semi-truck was traveling along McCarty Road. The semi-truck attempted to make a left hand turn on to North Loop East when it struck a female pedestrian who stepped onto McCarty Road.
Police believe the driver’s view of the pedestrian was blocked by another 18-wheeler on the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Every day, thousands of Texans head out on foot to travel from place to place. Sadly, not all of these individuals make it to their intended destination. Every year, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in fatal collisions across Texas.
Pedestrians killed in fatal collisions often leave behind grieving friends and families. In many cases, families are unprepared to deal with thousands of dollars in medical and funeral expenses. For this reason, Texas wrongful death attorneys help families get justice and compensation for their loved ones.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped numerous victims and their families collect multi-million dollar settlements for their claims. For nearly two decades, our attorneys have helped those harmed hold those at fault accountable for their actions. Contact us today at (214) 219-4878 to see how our personal injury attorneys in Texas can help you.
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