A car struck a female pedestrian on Broadway near Bellfort by the Popeye’s restaurant about 1 a.m. on Monday then fled the scene. The woman had to be hospitalized for her injuries, but was in stable condition.
The driver crashed the car that hit the pedestrian. Houston police then caught the two people inside the vehicle. Houston accident investigators did not disclose what charges the suspects would face for their crime. (Source: click2houston.com, 12/31/12)
The sincere wishes of our Houston car accident attorneys for a full and rapid recovery from her injuries go out to the injured pedestrian.
Texas Motor Vehicle Accidents take a Heavy Toll on Pedestrians in the State
TxDOT says that in 2011, one person was injured every 2 minutes and 29 seconds from an accident with a motor vehicle. There were 57,919 serious injury crashes throughout the state, with 79,573 receiving those injuries. And 418 pedestrians died from being struck by motor vehicles, a 17% increase over the prior year.
Learn about a Pedestrian Hit and Run Death in Harris County this New Year’s Eve where the Driver hasn’t yet been Caught
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