Dallas, TX - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Semi-Truck at LBJ Fwy & Greenville Ave

Dallas, TX (August 26, 2023) - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a commercial truck in Dallas on Thursday, August 24. 

The deadly accident took place on Lindon B. Johnson Freeway near Greenville Avenue at around 1 a.m. The victim was hit by an oncoming semi-truck on the eastbound lanes of the highway. All lanes were closed while emergency responders were present. 

The injured party suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased has been withheld. 

No further information on the deadly accident has been provided at this time. 

Local authorities are handling the ongoing crash investigation, and more details will be provided as the investigation continues. 

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

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Dallas, TX - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Semi-Truck at LBJ Fwy & Greenville AveBeing a pedestrian can be very dangerous in Texas. The state has one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the nation. Statistics show that a total of 4,714 people were killed in large truck accidents nationwide in 2021. Around 15 percent of these accidents involved pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. When you look at the data, there is a disturbing trend. The rate of pedestrian deaths on the road has increased by nearly 70 percent since 2010. There were 7,388 pedestrians killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2021 alone. It is very difficult to handle the loss of a close family member or spouse. Deadly motor vehicle accidents are even more difficult to bear when they are the result of someone else’s negligent actions. You need to take immediate action if you or a loved one is involved in a serious crash. When someone is killed due to the negligent actions of another party, it is known as a wrongful death. The family of the deceased may be able to pursue legal action in order to recover. You need an experienced Texas personal injury lawyer on your side if you plan to pursue a wrongful death claim. Your attorney will know how to communicate with the insurance provider and financial institutions that may not be willing to work with someone who is not represented. There are many factors that can impact your ability to pursue a claim, and a lawyer will be able to help you identify who is responsible for your accident and make sure every aspect of your case is handled correctly. If you have any questions about your ability to pursue a wrongful death claim, contact our law firm today. Rasansky Law Firm is here to make sure you are able to recover after the loss of a loved one. You probably have a lot of questions while going through the intense grief of your loss. You do not have to be alone during this difficult time. If you want to discuss your case with a qualified Dallas wrongful death lawyer, contact our law offices today at 214-651-6100. We are here to make sure you and your family are able to recover after an untimely death. 



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