Houston, TX (March 17, 2020) – A woman sadly lost her life in a pedestrian accident late Sunday evening, according to reports. At around 9:45 p.m., on March 15, a female pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway on Westheimer Road.
As the female entered into the roadway, at the intersection with West Houston Center, she was fatally struck by a Mazda CX-5. The woman was rushed to an area hospital where she was declared deceased.
The driver of the Mazda called for emergency assistance before leaving the scene of the accident. He later returned and was apprehended by police.
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 year, more than 600 pedestrians are fatally injured in auto accidents throughout Texas. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the devastation families are forced to endure. When victims are killed in these tragic accidents, due to the reckless actions of others, it is imperative that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
We at Rasansky Law Firm have over two and a half decades of experience helping grieving families move forward after a tragic loss. Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping families collect full and fair compensation for funeral arrangements, lost earnings, and more. If your loved one died in a collision, as a result of another driver’s actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to see how we can help you.
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