• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: April 2021

Houston, TX (4/14/2021) – A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle in northwest Houston.

Female Pedestrian Killed by SUV in Houston

The accident happened around 5:55 a.m. on Gessner Road near Clay Road. A man in his 30s was crossing the street when a westbound pickup came by and hit him.

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

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Due to the nature of the incident, the surviving family of the pedestrian is entitled to a wrongful death claim against the driver of the vehicle. According to Texas law, a pedestrian has the right of way when crossing an intersection at a crosswalk. Because a car came along as a pedestrian was crossing the street, the right to receive a wrongful death claim remains substantial.

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.

Source: ABC13

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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