Plainview, TX (June 20, 2019) – At approximately 3:15 a.m. on June 15, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle Accident in the 600 block of West Fifth Street.
According to reports, a male pedestrian was in the roadway when he was struck by a blue Audi. The driver involved in the collision fled the scene of the incident before authorities arrived.
The victim sustained critical injuries in the collision and was transported to University Medical Center for treatment immediately following the incident.
At this time, the cause of the incident remains under investigation by the Plainview Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
We are seeing a major increase in the number of pedestrians across our state. The warmer weather we are experiencing now is encouraging more individuals to get out and enjoy the weather. Sadly, thousands of pedestrians are struck by motor vehicles and injured along roadways in our state annually. Pedestrians who are injured in collisions caused by the negligent acts of others should contact a personal injury attorney in Texas as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.
Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve for their accidents. We understand the difficulties victims face in the aftermath of their accidents, which is why we work diligently to ensure those harmed get the justice they deserve for their injuries. Contact our injury accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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