Killeen, TX (11/11/2019) – A Killeen man was found lying in the roadway after a hit-and-run accident on Friday night.
The incident happened when a green pickup truck was traveling northbound on Twin Creek Drive when the driver struck 27-year-old Christopher Rivers Jr. The driver fled the scene before officials arrived.
Rivers Jr. was airlifted to Baylor Scott & White in Temple after being transported to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. He was pronounced dead Saturday evening.
Police are actively searching for the driver in the green pickup truck.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Wrongful Death Attorneys Sutliff & Stout
The family of Christopher Rivers Jr. has a right to file a wrongful death lawsuit due to the nature of his hit-and-run accident. By filing a lawsuit, the family of Rivers Jr. rights can be protected from insurance companies that may not have your best interests at heart.
An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed. 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.
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