A Corpus Christi lady identified a 40-year-old Tammy J. was murdered in a hit-and-run north of Robstown on Friday, February 25, 2022.
The fatal accident happened on a Friday night on FM 1889, about a quarter-mile north of Robstown.
According to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the woman was walking when she was struck by a white Chevy Trailblazer.
The driver fled the area without providing assistance.
She was brought to a neighboring hospital, where she died from her injuries.
According to DPS, a portion of the front right bumper was discovered at the scene of the incident, and a witness indicated the car was an older model Chevy Trailblazer with no front right headlight.
There are no other details available.
The accident remains under investigation.
Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident Statistics
As the number of people traveling increases, so does the possibility of traffic jams, which increases the risk of an accident occurring.
According to the Department of Public Safety (DPS), there were more traffic accidents over the holiday season than any other time of year.
According to HelpAdvisor, Texas is the greatest state for holiday driving. A record number of Texans died between 2015 and 2020 as a result of drunken or distracted driving.
At 8th in the country, Texas has the highest number of hit-and-run deaths. According to the Department of Criminal Justice, hitchhiker deaths surged by 30% in Texas between 2015 and 2016.
A hit-and-run driver is responsible for one out of every five pedestrian accidents in the United States. The majority of hit-and-run victims are innocent pedestrians.
Nueces County Car Accident Lawyer for Victims of Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash
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