Weslaco, TX - Man Hurt in Pedestrian Crash at Frontage Rd & Texas Blvd

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Weslaco, TX (April 5, 2024) - A man was injured following a pedestrian accident in the Weslaco area on Thursday, April 4. The crash was reported at the corner of W. Frontage Road and Texas Boulevard that afternoon around 3 p.m. Local reports revealed that a 79-year-old man was crossing the roadway when he was hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render the necessary aid. The injured party was transported to a local hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. The severity of the resulting injuries has not been determined. The identity of the injured party has been withheld. The driver involved in the crash was later taken into custody for unrelated charges. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision 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 Accidents in Texas

Weslaco, TX - Man Hurt in Pedestrian Crash at Frontage Rd & Texas BlvdTexas does not have a good record when it comes to pedestrian safety. The number of pedestrians dying on the state’s roads has continued to climb year after year. In the past five years alone, the state’s pedestrian fatality rate grew by nearly 30 percent. An estimated one in every five roadway deaths on Texas roads in 2021 involved a pedestrian. People on foot are just not built to withstand the full force of a crash with an automobile, meaning that they are more likely to suffer serious or even life-threatening injuries in the event of a motor vehicle collision. This is why it is even more important that you are able to partner with a trained lawyer to pursue a claim for compensation. 

You will likely feel alone and scared after being hurt as a pedestrian. When you work with a qualified Weslaco pedestrian crash lawyer, you will be in a better position to pursue a full recovery. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact the offices of The Edwards Law Firm today at 361-320-6752. 

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