According to the authorities, a pedestrian woman was fatally struck and died after being struck by a vehicle in The Woodlands on Sunday night, October 3, 2022.
According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies, the deadly collision transpired at 8:15 p.m. on FM 2978 in The Woodlands.
The victim was reportedly crossing the street to get to her apartment when she was struck by a car, according to the police.
The pedestrian was leaving her job at Gringo’s Mexican Restaurant when she was struck by a Ford Fusion that was traveling northbound on FM 2978, according to the deputies of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
Although firefighters and paramedics from Magnolia attempted to save the victim’s life, she was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The female driver stayed at the scene and did not indicate that she was impaired. There has been no information provided regarding any potential charges.
The investigation into the car crash is still going on at this point.
Fatal Pedestrian Accident Statistics
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that 5,900 people died on foot in the United States in 2016. Texas has the most pedestrian deaths per person than any other state.
In 2013, 1,211 pedestrians were seriously hurt in accidents, and 731 died. Many accidents happen in Texas because drivers and pedestrians don’t give way when they should.
According to data from the state, there were 10% more pedestrian deaths in Texas in 2017 than in 2016. In Texas in 2013, more than 6,000 people were killed while walking.
People often get killed or hurt when drivers don’t let people crossing the street illegally have the right of way. Alcoholism and depression are often linked to each other.
Montgomery County Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
Every year, many pedestrians die because safety measures aren’t good enough. When a pedestrian is killed in an accident, the victim’s family will need a lawyer to get money for their loss.
People who have been hurt financially, emotionally, or physically because of the death of a loved one caused by someone else’s carelessness should be able to get money to make up for it. With the help of a skilled car accident lawyer, people who have been hurt in a car accident can get the money they deserve.
So, it is very important to hire a lawyer with a lot of experience. If a lawyer is helping with an insurance claim, it is more likely to be fair.
At Arash Law Texas, our Montgomery County pedestrian accident lawyers are ready to help you. Over the years, we have often won lawsuits for our clients and their loved ones. Call us at (888) 398-4017, and one of our experienced lawyers will talk to you for free.