According to the authorities, one person is dead after being hit by a vehicle in East Austin early Monday morning.
According to The Travis County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred at 6:46 a.m. at 5900 Blue Bluff Road and Esquire Acres Lane.
When deputies arrived, they found a person lying on the side of the road.
That person was pronounced deceased on the scene after possibly suffering a cardiac arrest.
The Texas Department of Public Safety led the investigation.
Pedestrian Accident Statistics
Pedestrian accidents can be life-threatening or even fatal, depending on the severity of the collision.
Traumatic brain injury, blood clots, and other types of brain bleeding are all common outcomes of pedestrian accidents.
While other types of traffic-related deaths decreased by 14% from 2007 to 2016, the number of pedestrian deaths rose by 27% during that time period in the United States.
In 2013, the number of pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in Texas rose by 5%, to 6,697. Three thousand three hundred seventeen more people were injured, bringing the total to 3,317.5.
Despite the fact that only 30% of the US population lives in these five states, they account for 43% of all pedestrian deaths in the country. One of these five states is Texas. Texas is the 13th deadliest state for pedestrians, with a death rate of 0.93 per 100,000 people.
Travis County Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
In the event of an accident on the street, sidewalk, or in a parking lot, it is imperative that you protect your legal rights. For your rights to be protected and compensation to be received, you must take specific steps.
Relatives of victims of negligence are entitled to compensation for their hardships, emotional grief, and physical pain. A good and responsible car accident lawyer can help you file a claim for damages if you’ve been in a car accident.
If you’ve been injured in a serious car-pedestrian collision, Arash Law Texas can assist you. If you sign anything without consulting us first, your compensation claim could be in jeopardy. Arash Law Texas offers a wide range of legal services, including car accident attorneys and wrongful death attorneys.
Our Travis County pedestrian accident lawyers at Arash Law Texas have been representing victims of pedestrian accidents for many years. Compensation for our clients has totaled more than $200 million. Call (888) 398-4017 or email us to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys. We’ll get back to you right away.