On September 10, 2022, a 6-year-old was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident in Grand Prairie, Texas. The accident occurred at or around 8:00 pm at the 2700 block of Regency Drive. According to the police, the victim was crossing the street when they were hit by an SUV. The child was taken to a nearby hospital. Despite the valiant effort of emergency responders, the victim succumbed to his injuries not long after he arrived at the hospital. The driver of the SUV was charged with intoxication manslaughter and will be prosecuted for the same.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, auto-pedestrian accidents like this one are all too common in Texas. In 2021, there were 5,366 crashes involving pedestrians in our state, resulting in 841 deaths, a 15% increase in pedestrian fatalities over the previous year. Another 1,470 people were seriously injured.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in an auto-pedestrian accident, call the law firm of Abraham Watkins today. It is imperative that you find a law firm to manage your claim as soon as possible following an injury or death of a family member. Further, it is important to find a skilled law firm with experience handling these cases to ensure that the responsible parties are held fully accountable.
The law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz, & Stogner is the oldest personal injury firm in Texas, and our attorneys are standing by to assist with your claim. Call us today at 713-222-7211 or 1-800-594-4884 for your free consultation.