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El Paso—Hit-and-run Crash on Mesa Street

Posted on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 2:04 am    

A pedestrian died after getting struck by a car on Mesa Street, Saturday night.

According to police reports, the fatal crash took place just before 8:30 p.m. near Mesa Street and Resler Drive. Details surrounding the collision are very limited at this time but it was confirmed that the pedestrian died from the injuries sustained from the force of the impact.

Meanwhile, the driver of the hitting vehicle did not stop to render aid to the victim and escaped. The El Paso Police Department has yet to determine his identification and the whereabouts of the vehicle. As per police, the suspect’s car was identified as a white SUV with possible damages to its front.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on the SUV or the suspect is encouraged to get in contact with El Paso crash investigation team.

We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the El Paso Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.

In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.

If you have been involved in a car accident with a hit-and-run or reckless driver, the first thing you need to do is call the police. Once the investigation is completed, you can file a lawsuit against the suspected driver. A successful case could help you cover your medical expenses and compensate for your emotional and physical suffering. Speak with your personal injury lawyer to know more about your rights to fair compensation.

People dislike attorneys until they actually need one. Attorney Tom's team of Houston personal injury lawyers is prepared to help you if you've been hurt in an accident. Call (713) 244-6363 or fill out an online contact form and an experienced legal professional will reach out to you.

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