Corpus Christi, TX – Pedestrian Hurt in Crash near Everhart & SaratogaTexas Accident News
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (December 22, 2020) – A male pedestrian was injured when he was struck by a car on December 17. The crash occurred at an intersection in Corpus Christi and was responded to by local police and paramedics.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of the intersection of Everhart and Saratoga at approximately 7:00 p.m. How and why the accident took place remains unknown at the current time.
Police stated that the 66-year-old man was attempting to cross Saratoga Boulevard when a passing vehicle struck him. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene in order to render aid and cooperate with the police. He stated that he did not see the man attempting to cross the roadway.
The injured pedestrian was transported to a local area hospital with serious injuries. His current health condition is not known at this time.
No further information has been provided concerning the accident or its surrounding circumstances at this time. We would like to offer our thoughts to the injured crash victim in hopes of a full recovery.
South Texas Pedestrian Accidents
Texas, being one of the most populated states in the nation, also sees more pedestrian accidents than most states, according to recently compiled statistics. In 2017, Texas accounted for approximately 10% of the national fatality rate concerning pedestrian accidents. Texas is one of the top five states for pedestrian fatalities, according to a statement provided by the Governors Highway Safety Administration.
Some of the main contributing factors to Texas pedestrian accidents are pedestrians failing to yield the right of way to cars, cars failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians, driver distraction, and speeding.
Pedestrian crashes in Texas often result in debilitating, life-threatening injuries that have the potential to negatively impact an injured victim’s life for weeks, months, or even years to come. A multitude of issues come with sustaining injuries in a traffic accident in Texas. Injured accident victims and their families are often left wondering where to turn for help in the aftermath of a severe collision, especially when it was caused by negligence.
Corpus Christi personal injury lawyer, Joe Brad Brock, has been successfully fighting for the rights of injured traffic accident victims and their families for nearly 30 years. Our skilled and experienced legal team provides our clients with aggressive and effective legal counsel at all costs. We are passionate about awarding accident victims injured by negligence full and fair compensation for their injuries and losses. It is a firm belief of ours that no one should ever have to pay for being injured, especially by another person’s carelessness. Allow a Texas traffic accident attorney to assist you through your accident aftermath so you can focus on your physical, emotional, and financial recovery. Contact our law firm today at (361) 884-1086 in the event that you or a loved one are seeking financial compensation for injuries and losses suffered in an injurious Texas car accident caused by negligence.
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Disclaimer: We take pride in being valued members of the local business community in Corpus Christi and are always striving to improve the safety of our fellow community members. While we are always saddened to know that someone was injured in an accident, attorney Joe Brad Brock hopes that through awareness and education, people will take the necessary precautions to avoid being injured in a serious accident like this. The information contained in these posts should not be considered legal advice or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business and should not be viewed as such. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual crash scene.