Anthony, TX (12/19/2019) – One person is now dead after a collision at a Love’s Travel Stop in Anthony, Texas near El Paso.
The incident occurred around 6 p.m. in the 3000 block of Mountain pass Boulevard when a truck-tractor attempted to turn his vehicle around in the parking lot and ultimately struck a pedestrian walking towards his vehicle, according to a sheriff’s office news release.
The pedestrian was killed at the scene.
Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
Auto-pedestrian accidents are a common fatality on Texas roads. There are many ways someone may be negligent in auto-pedestrians accidents, including distracted driving, failing to yield the right-of-way, and disobeying traffic laws. In most cases, it is clear that the driver usually remains at fault in auto-pedestrian accidents due to the factors listed prior.
For the case above, since a pedestrian was walking to his car in a parking lot, the driver may remain at-fault due to his negligence to yield for the pedestrian. Because of this, the surviving family of the pedestrian may be entitled to a wrongful death claim.
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 can help. For a complimentary consultation about your case, contact us today. We are dedicated to providing our clients with zealous representation that yields results.