West Columbia, Texas (March 23, 2023) – A Columbia High School student was struck by a vehicle while crossing an intersection. The student was airlifted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
Columbia-Brazoria ISD confirmed the incident occurred at the intersection of BH 35 and SH 36 just before 7:00 a.m.
It is unknown at this time if the driver of the vehicle stopped to render aid or fled the scene.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyer
According to Texas law, a pedestrian has the right of way when crossing an intersection at a crosswalk. When a driver neglects this law and hits a pedestrian while they are in the crosswalk, the pedestrian is in the right of way and is entitled to a personal injury or wrongful death claim against the driver.
If you or a loved one was involved in a pedestrian accident in Houston or the surrounding areas, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout could help. For a complimentary consultation about your case, contact us today. We are dedicated to providing our clients with zealous representation that yields results.
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