Dallas, TX (1/17/2021) – Two people were killed in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Dallas early Sunday morning.
The wreck occurred around 5:00 a.m. on Webb Chapel Road. A vehicle carrying a man, 49, and a woman, 77, were headed northbound and entered the intersection of the service road of I-635 when another vehicle ran a red light at Webb Chapel Road.
The vehicle who ran the red light crashed into the first vehicle, causing the first vehicle to collide into a retaining wall.
The two people in the first vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene.
The passenger in the second vehicle was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
The driver of the second vehicle fled the scene. Their identity remains unknown.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Hit-and-Run Accident Lawyers
Hit-and-run crashes can be some of the most frustrating and stressful incidents in a person’s life, especially if they are hurt or they have to fight their insurance company to pay for the resulting vehicle damage.
If you or an accident investigator are able to find the person and vehicle that hit you, you can file a claim against that driver’s insurance company right away. If that driver did not have car insurance or didn’t have adequate coverage for the damages caused — which often is the case in hit-and-run accidents — you can try to get your money with the help of a trusted lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a hit-and-run car accident, the Houston car accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help. Our experienced personal injury attorneys represent Texans in civil lawsuits against negligent drivers and will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve.
Source: Fox 4 News
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