1 Dead in Houston Pedestrian Crash on 900 Franklin Street
HOUSTON, TX (September 23, 2023) – Friday, a brutal pedestrian accident on 900 Franklin Street killed 1 person.
According to reports, the crash occurred at around 7:00 p.m.
The incident happened when a woman out with her friends lost consciousness and fell to the street. Then, she was hit by a passing 18-wheeler in the 900 block of Franklin Street near Travis. After the crash, the truck driver who appeared to be unaware that anyone was hit fled and drove away from the scene.
After the crash, the female victim in her 20s succumbed to injuries at the scene.
Officers noted that the driver didn’t appear to be trying to flee the scene and may have been unaware of what happened.
Officers described the involved vehicle as a very new truck that was gray in the front with a clear white trailer.
Also, the authorities urged whichever company may own the truck to call HPD’s Vehicular Crimes Division.
Also, police closed the intersection as photos and measurements were being taken.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Brutal Pedestrian Accident on 900 Franklin Street
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar pedestrian accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.