Naples, TX (5/29/2021) – A hit-and-run crash left a pedestrian hospitalized Saturday evening.
The accident happened on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard around 9:11 p.m when a Toyota Highlander headed northbound struck a pedestrian that was crossing the road.
The pedestrian was airlifted to a Tyler hospital, where he remains in critical condition.
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. Because a car came along as a pedestrian was crossing the street, 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.