Victoria, TX - Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Houston Hwy

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Victoria, TX (March 2, 2024) - Late on Friday night, March 1, there were reported injuries after a pedestrian-vehicle accident in the Victoria area. The crash was reported on Houston Highway at around 9:30 p.m. A male pedestrian was on the roadway when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Emergency crews were on-site to render aid to the injured party. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials. 

It was later revealed that the victim was a child, but no specific age has been provided at this time. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as it continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Crashes in Texas

Victoria, TX - Pedestrian Injured in Collision on Houston HwyWalking can be a great way to get around while taking in beautiful weather. Unfortunately, statistics show that is far from safe in Texas. The state leads the nation in pedestrian deaths. In fact, the number of pedestrian fatalities in Texas has increased by an astounding 30 percent from 2018 to 2022, and they now account for one in five roadway deaths. There were 5,766 pedestrian crashes reported across the Lone Star State in 2022, with a total of 830 confirmed deaths. A combined 1,526 pedestrians were injured that year. It is important that you have a trained legal team you can depend on if you or someone close to you is hurt in a serious crash. 

Pedestrian accidents are known to result in serious injuries and life-changing damages, and that is why it is even more crucial you partner with a trained Victoria personal injury lawyer who is ready to take on your case. You do not want to leave your recovery to chance. Contact the skilled legal team at The Edwards Law Firm at 361-320-6752 to make sure your compensation is secure. 

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