Jefferson County, TX (1/6/2020) – A woman is now seriously injured after an auto-pedestrian collision left her hospitalized in South Jefferson County Sunday night.
The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Twin City Highway when a Ford Pickup, driven by 34-year-old Luis Cheveresrivera, headed northbound on SH 347 collided into a pedestrian trying to cross the highway.
The pedestrian was identified as 48-year-old Laura Segura. She was taken to St. Elizabeth hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Cheveresrivera was not injured in the collision.
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 Accident Lawyers, Sutliff & Stout
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.
For the case above, it remains to be seen as to why the woman was crossing the highway at night. What remains to be seen, however, are the damages sustained due to being hit by another vehicle. 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.
Source: 12 News Now
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