Many Texas residents walk for health, while others walk out of necessity. No matter the reason, walking when moving cars are in the vicinity can be hazardous and sometimes can result in a serious or even fatal accident. A pedestrian was recently killed after being hit by a car.
A man was walking in the right lane of the road for unknown reasons, and it was already dark and raining. A 33-year-old driver hit the man and then sped away without attending to the injured victim or waiting for law enforcement authorities. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital and died soon after his arrival.
The license plate of the car fell off at the site of the collision and police were able to use the registration information to track down the owner. Police arrested her when they found her at her home. They say she had been driving too fast for the unfavorable weather conditions and charged her with accident involving death.
It can be difficult to deal with the invasion of emotions in the aftermath of losing a loved one in a fatal accident. Many people have no idea what to do or where to turn in their grief. A Texas attorney can be a source of strength and comfort as she or he guides client in filing a wrongful death lawsuit to pursue recovery of the financial losses incurred. An experienced attorney will handle the intricacies that this type of lawsuit may bring and will fight to secure an award for all applicable monetary damages.