Corpus Christi, TX – Pedestrian Struck & Killed on Rodd Field Rd
Corpus Christi, TX (January 16, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Wednesday evening left one pedestrian fatally injured.
On January 15, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Rodd Field Road. Reports indicate that a 60-year-old male was attempting to cross the roadway near the intersection of Rodd Field Road and Yorktown Boulevard when he was struck by a motor vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene, leaving the man on the road.
A Good Samaritan spotted the man lying in the road and called police. The victim was declared deceased upon arrival.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of thousands of victims across Texas each year. Unfortunately, over 600 of those fatally injured are pedestrians, who are traveling on foot along Texas roadways. When careless and reckless drivers strike and kill these unprotected victims, their families can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, The Benton Law Firm has helped countless families recover from the tragic loss of a loved one. Our car accident attorneys in Texas understand the challenges families face after suffering a tragic loss, which is why we work diligently to ensure they obtain the compensation they need to cover the financial burdens resulting from an accident. Contact our Texas personal injury attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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