Lubbock, TX (4/13/2021) – A pedestrian was killed and a driver was injured Tuesday morning in Lubbock.
The accident happened on U.S. 84 when a pedestrian walking in the middle of the road was hit by an oncoming car. The car rolled after attempting to swerve to avoid the person.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was left with head and neck injuries.
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 Attorneys
According to the NHTSA, there was more than a 3% increase in the number of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in 2018, totaling 6,283 deaths. In addition, an alarming number of pedestrian accidents occur when pedestrians occupy the side of a highway.
These kinds of accidents are just one of many that occur all throughout Texas. If you live in Houston or the surrounding areas and your loved one was involved in an accident, the experienced wrongful death lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help you understand how much your wrongful death lawsuit is worth.
To schedule a free and confidential consultation about how much your personal injury claim or wrongful death claim is worth, please call or text our office anytime at 713-405-1263.
Source: Everything Lubbock