• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: August 2021

Galveston, TX (8/11/2021) – A pedestrian suffered injuries after being hit by a vehicle on I-45 near Galveston. 

The accident happened around 4:45 p.m. on the outbound side of the overpass at Harborside Drive. A driver stopped and stepped out of their vehicle due to a mechanical problem. The driver was then struck by a passing vehicle. 

The driver was sent to a UT Medical Branch hospital with non-life-threatening 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.

Roadside Accident Lawyers

Roadside accidents is a fatal type of accident that can result from several scenarios. A negligent driver may not have noticed your parked car on the road’s shoulder and sideswiped it or completely rear-ended you. Similarly, and much more catastrophic, a driver may not see you outside your disabled car and hits you. A careless driver may also be swerving between lanes, causing them to hit your vehicle. For the case above, a roadside accident occurred when a passing vehicle struck a disabled car.

At Sutliff & Stout, we believe that every accident victim deserves the highest level of legal representation. Founding partners Graham Sutliff and Hank Stout are Board-Certified lawyers who are committed to helping their clients by providing compassion, personal attention, and respect. When you’ve been in a roadside accident in Texas, choose the team that will always put you and your needs first. We handle every part of your case personally and are ready to take your case to trial if needed.

Source: Nationwide Report, Galv News 

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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