> Logo
Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : December 3, 2019

Houston, TX – I-45 Crash Results in Fatal Injuries

Houston, TX (December 3, 2019) – At 5:20 a.m., on December 1, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 4000 block of the Gulf Freeway (Interstate Highway 45).

According to reports, a black pedestrian was attempting to cross the freeway when he was struck by a motor vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the accident, leaving the victim in the roadway.  While in the road, the victim was struck by a black Toyota Corolla and a white Lincoln Navigator. Both drivers of these vehicles remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.

Unfortunately, the victim incurred fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Houston, TX – I-45 Crash Results in Fatal InjuriesMaking up more than 16% of all fatal crash victims, more than 600 pedestrians lose their lives along Texas roadways annually. When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their families reach out to a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.

For over two decades, The Benton Law Firm has provided aggressive representation to families across the state to ensure they are able to get the justice they deserve. Our team of reputable pedestrian accident attorneys in Texas strives to help families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for lost wages, funeral services, and more. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.

Note: The information included in this post was derived from secondary sources and has not been independently confirmed. Any inaccurate information will be corrected immediately after being brought to the site’s attention. If you identify any false information within this story, please inform us immediately so we can adjust the post to contain the most accurate information available surrounding this event.

Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

Request for Removal

Ready to get the help you deserve? Call (214) 777-7777 or

Click Here to Email Us