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Several Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

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Many people choose to walk to get from place to place. However, there is always the risk of getting hit by a car. Pedestrian accidents happen on a daily basis across the United States. Sadly, several fatal ones have happened in Texas since 2021 started. The first one happened on the afternoon of January… Read More »

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Woman Killed in Houston Pedestrian Crash After Driver Goes Unconscious

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While many people enjoy going on walks around town with friends and family members, these activities can sadly end in a deadly accident. An example of this recently happened in Houston. A driver went unconscious and ended up hitting and killing a pedestrian. The fatal pedestrian accident happened on the morning of October 19… Read More »

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1 Killed, 1 Injured in 2 Separate Pedestrian Crashes in Houston

By The West Law Office |

Texas is one of the deadliest states for pedestrians. Hundreds of people die while walking on the state’s streets every year. Houston is one of the cities where pedestrian crashes happen most often. Two pedestrian accidents recently occurred in Houston. One person was killed, while another was seriously injured. In both cases, the victims… Read More »

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Woman Killed in Houston Pedestrian Accident

By The West Law Office |

While walking is a great form of exercise as well as a convenient way to get around larger cities, it can be dangerous. Drivers of cars are often distracted and may hit pedestrians or other objects as they traverse the roadways. Drivers can also be negligent in other ways, putting pedestrians and other motorists… Read More »

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Ways to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents

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While walking is free (no gas required!) and a great form of exercise, it’s not always the safest way to travel. In 2018, 6,227 pedestrians were killed in accidents in the United States. Many more are injured. While many of these pedestrian accidents are caused by careless or distracted drivers, in many cases, pedestrians… Read More »

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New Research Shows That Pedestrian & Cyclist Deaths Due to Car Accidents Are On the Rise

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According to a new report, even as car safety is improving for drivers, the number of deaths for cyclists and pedestrians has shot up. According to statistics, the number of bicyclists killed last year was the highest since 1988 and increased by 10 percent. Meanwhile, pedestrian deaths are at their highest since 1990, and… Read More »

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2018 Was The Worst Year for Pedestrian Accidents, Especially in Texas

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2018 was a dangerous year for pedestrians: More than 6,000 died in traffic accidents alone that year. While some of these were inevitably due to stretches of road missing crosswalks and people walking on the roads that also house rush-hour traffic, the real increase–according to the experts–has to do with an increase in SUVs… Read More »

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