Addison, TX (July 12, 2020) – At approximately 1:50 p.m., on July 9, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on the Dallas North Tollway.
Reports from DPS show that a male pedestrian was walking down the Dallas North Tollway when he was struck by a semi-truck. The man became entrapped under the semi-truck and had to be extricated by firefighters from the Dallas Fire-Rescue. The man was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared deceased. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Every day, more than 10 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents here in Texas. Many victims suffer fatal injuries in collisions as a result of the negligent or reckless actions of others. A fair share of these victims are not inside vehicles at all. Instead, they are traveling on foot to their destinations. When people are fatally injured in these horrific collisions, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Rasansky Law Firm’s pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas have over 25-years of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families across our state. Our team works diligently to ensure families hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions so they can move forward in the best way possible. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the Dallas community, Rasansky Law Firm’s goal is to improve the safety of all residents in the great state of Texas. While we are extremely saddened by the accidents we report on, we hope that through knowledge of these accidents, individuals will exercise caution in order to avoid similar accidents in the future. These reports are not solicitations for business and the information included herein should not be taken as medical or legal advice. We hope for the quickest recovery for those involved in these accidents.