Jourdanton –Pedestrians Struck By a Vehicle on Jourdanton Avenue
Posted on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 12:14 am
At least two people were injured after getting hit by a car on Jourdanton Avenue last Monday.
In an unspecified time, last Monday, Jourdanton Police were requested at the corner of Maple Street and Jourdanton Avenue. According to initial reports, two people were struck by a vehicle. How the crash took place is yet to be determined by local officers.
The extent of the injuries sustained by the pedestrians is yet to be disclosed. Their identifications remain unknown as well.
Police are looking for the suspect who fled the scene following the crash. He was not immediately identified but his vehicle was described as a dark-colored Ford Expedition with chrome accents. Its front left headlight may also have damages.
The crash remains under investigation.
We are deeply saddened for the family and loved ones of the injured victim. Our prayers and thoughts are with them. We strongly believe that the Jourdanton Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.
Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.