• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: June 2021

Houston, TX (6/17/2021) – A pedestrian was killed early Thursday morning in a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on the Sam Houston Tollway.

auto pedestrian accident

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

About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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