• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: May 2020
Teenager from Midland Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Wreck

Midland, TX (5/20/20) – A Midland teen died Monday morning after an auto-pedestrian wreck in west Odessa.

The accident happened on Knox Avenue. Reyna Rodriguez, 16, was walking in the center of the road when a Dodge Ram came along and hit Rodriguez.

Rodriquez was killed at 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.

Pedestrian Accidents

Unfortunately, pedestrians are at a disadvantage when it comes to personal safety on the streets of Houston. Motorists frequently fail to see pedestrians on or alongside busy roads, and it only takes a second for a serious accident to occur.

Pedestrian accidents are most likely to occur when:

  • Carless drivers ignore the presence of pedestrians in pedestrian-friendly areas such as parking lots or school zones;
  • Pedestrians cross the street without the aid of a signal or crosswalk;
  • Motorists fail to turn on their headlights at night; and
  • Drivers fail to yield the right-of-way at intersections.

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.

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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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