Houston, TX (September 25, 2023) – A woman has died as a result of a truck crash that occurred on Saturday evening in downtown Houston.
The Houston Police Department was summoned to the scene of the crash at around 7:00 p.m. on September 23.
According to reports, a woman was riding an electric scooter in the area of Franklin Street and Travis Street during the evening hours. For unknown reasons, she was struck by an 18-wheeler at the intersection.
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the crash.
The woman sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the woman who died in this crash.
Truck accidents can be devastating, especially when they result in the loss of a loved one. Unfortunately, Texas has seen its fair share of fatal truck crashes over the years. After the loss of a loved one, families are able to take legal action against those who are responsible. It is essential to determine the cause of the accident in order to hold the responsible parties accountable.
In many cases, filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the truck driver can be a crucial step in seeking justice for your loved one.
To establish liability, you will need to prove that the truck driver acted negligently or recklessly, leading to the accident and subsequent loss of life. This may involve gathering evidence such as reports from the police, statements from witnesses, and expert analysis of the crash scene.
It is important to remember that even if criminal charges are filed against the truck driver for their role in the accident, a wrongful death lawsuit is a separate legal process focused on obtaining compensation for your family’s losses. This can include financial compensation for damages such as medical expenses prior to death, funeral costs, lost future earnings, and emotional pain and suffering endured by surviving family members. Working with the fatal truck accident lawyer will provide your family with the best chance of getting justice after the loss of your loved one.
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