Houston, TX – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Martin Luther King Blvd

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Houston, TX (May 10, 2024) – The Houston Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the South Acres - Crestmont Park neighborhood and ended in injuries. Authorities were called to the scene of the crash at around 5:10 p.m. on May 9.

Official reports show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the 11,600 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard. The incident prompted authorities to close down a portion of the roadway as they provided assistance on-site. Paramedics were called to the scene to care for the injured victim. The injured pedestrian was transported to a local hospital for further medical care. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

Our thoughts go out to the injured victim. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Houston

Houston, TX – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Martin Luther King BlvdWalking is an excellent mode of transportation, especially when the weather is inviting. It allows individuals to enjoy the outdoors while moving from one place to another. However, Texas has the highest number of pedestrian deaths in the United States. From 2018 to 2022, pedestrian fatalities have surged by an alarming 30 percent, now making up 20 percent of all roadway deaths in the state. In 2022 alone, there were 5,766 pedestrian accidents reported in Texas, resulting in 830 fatalities and 1,526 injuries.

Given these harrowing figures, it becomes clear that individuals affected by such tragic incidents need reliable legal support to handle the aftermath. Pedestrian accidents can lead to severe injuries and life-altering consequences, emphasizing the importance of partnering with a skilled Houston personal injury lawyer. It's essential not to leave your recovery and the pursuit of rightful compensation to chance. By working with a dedicated legal team like The Edwards Law Firm, which can be reached at 361-320-6752, you ensure that your rights are vigorously defended and that you're on a path toward securing the compensation you deserve.

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