Houston, TX (6/17/2021) – A pedestrian was killed early Thursday morning in a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on the Sam Houston Tollway.
The accident happened around 3 a.m. along Almeda Road when responders found a 40-year-old man lying in the road, deceased.
The driver fled the scene.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Texas Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
An investigation of this accident will prove essential due to the fact that a pedestrian was fatally struck in an auto-pedestrian accident. Due to the nature of the incident, the victim is entitled to a personal injury 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. If it is found that the pedestrian was crossing the street at the time of the crash, the right to receive a claim is highly substantial.
If you or a loved one were 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: ABC 13