Harris County, TX (11/18/2019) – A man was killed Saturday after he was hit by multiple vehicles after attempting to cross FM 1960 in northeast Harris County.
The 60-year-old man was walking across the poorly-lit roadway when he was struck by a vehicle heading westbound, then hit by additional vehicles in the eastbound lanes.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to deputies, the drivers had no signs of impairment.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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Auto-pedestrian accidents are a common fatality on Texas roads. There are many ways someone may be negligent in auto-pedestrians accidents, including distracted driving, failing to yield the right-of-way, and disobeying traffic laws. In most cases, it is clear that the driver usually remains at fault in auto-pedestrian accidents due to the factors listed prior.
However, for the instance above, road conditions were poorly-lit and it is unclear of the manner in how the pedestrian was crossing the busy road. Because of the muddled situation, it’s important to contact lawyers who understand auto-pedestrian accidents and wrongful death.
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If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
Source: Fox 26 Houston
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