• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: March 2021

Lubbock, TX (3/20/2021) – A pedestrian was injured Saturday night in a collision with a vehicle.

The accident happened on University Avenue. A Ford F-250 was traveling north on University Avenue while 21-year-old Fernando Rodriguez was crossing from east to west.

The pickup hit Rodriguez. He was then taken to UMC with serious injuries.

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 Lawyers

Pedestrians can be struck anywhere, anytime by a vehicle, semi-truck, bicycle, or motorcycle. According to the NHTSA, there was more than a 3% increase in the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in 2018, totaling 6,283 deaths. In addition, an alarming number of pedestrian accidents occur when pedestrians occupy the side of a highway.

These kinds of accidents are just one of many that occur all throughout Texas. If you live in Houston or the surrounding areas and your loved one was involved in an accident, the experienced personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help you understand how much your claim is worth.

To schedule a free and confidential consultation about how much your personal injury claim or wrongful death claim is worth, please call or text our office anytime at 281-942-8694.

Source: KCBD11

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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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