Houston– Pedestrian Accident on Braeswood Boulevard Injured One
Posted on Monday, February 25th, 2019 at 2:01 am
A girl was sent to a hospital after getting involved in a crash on Braeswood Boulevard in southwest Houston, Friday.
According to initial reports, local authorities responded to a tragic wreck on Braeswood Boulevard and Bob White Drive just before 8:00 a.m. A preliminary investigation shows that a child was alighting a Metro Bus when they was hit by a passing silver pickup truck. Instead of stopping and rendering aid to the victim, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
The impact of the collision injured the pedestrian who was identified only as a 12-year-old child. Fortunately, the pedestrian was not seriously injured, as per emergency crews. It is not confirmed if the injured victim was rushed to a hospital for treatment.
The Houston Police Department is yet to identify the suspect. His whereabouts remain unknown as of this moment.
Investigation is ongoing.
Our sincerest sympathies are with the family and friends of the injured victim. We are also praying for a fast recovery. We believe that the Houston Police Department 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 are injured by a 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 and possibly. 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.