Laredo, TX - Woman Hurt in Pedestrian Crash at Malinche Ave & Cross St

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Laredo, TX (March 26, 2024) - On Sunday, March 24, a woman was hurt after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Laredo area. The crash was reported early that morning at around 4 a.m. at the intersection of Cross Street and S. Malinche Avenue. The victim was traveling on foot when she was struck by an oncoming driver. 

Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene after being notified of a pedestrian-vehicle accident. When emergency responders arrived, they found a woman lying on the road complaining of injuries to the lower body. She was transported to Doctors Hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. There were two other woman, ages 18 and 19, found at the scene. They were reportedly pushed to the side of the road by the same vehicle but were not directly hit. These two suffered injuries to the knees. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Pedestrian Crashes in Texas

Laredo, TX - Woman Hurt in Pedestrian Crash at Malinche Ave & Cross StThere is just so much a pedestrian can do to protect themselves from severe injuries in a collision. People are not designed to survive an automobile accident's full force. Texas has seen a sharp increase in the number of pedestrian fatalities in recent years, and the rate of pedestrian fatalities rose by about 30 percent between 2018 and 2022. In all, 5,766 pedestrian accidents were reported in the state that year, resulting in 830 fatalities and 1,526 injuries in total. After a pedestrian accident, it can be challenging to recover on your own. A skilled attorney can support you in pursuing a compelling compensation claim.

Your very way of life can be on the line after a pedestrian crash. You will be dealing with life-changing injuries and substantial damages that can make life extremely difficult. Contact a trained Laredo car crash lawyer at the Edwards Law Firm today at 361-320-6752 to get started on your case. 

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