• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: July 2019
18-Wheeler Crashes, Driver Dies and Pedestrian Injured Houston, TX

Houston, TX (July 25, 2019) – A truck driver is dead and a pedestrian was seriously injured due to a medical episode that caused a freak accident.

The truck accident happened on Wednesday afternoon on the 2700 block of Magnet Street. The truck driver was accompanied by his wife in the passenger seat.

According to the Houston Police Department Lieutenant Thurston Roberson, the driver lost consciousness and control of the steering wheel when he struck a pedestrian standing behind a fence.

The pedestrian was on the job and suffered traumatic injury to his legs. He is expected to survive, but may have both legs amputated.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by Harris County.

There were no reports on the woman passenger.

Crash investigators will continue to review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in ten days.

Our hearts and condolences go out to the family.  If you or a loved one were involved in a truck accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Click 2 Houston

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About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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