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Pedestrian fatally struck after improperly crossing road

HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Friday night, according to reports.

Police officers responded to a pedestrian accident on Wesheimer Road and Old Farm Road at approximately 9:40 p.m.

A man crossed the road without using the crosswalk in a poorly lit area when he was struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities conducted an evaluation for impairment on the driver and they do not believe the driver was impaired at the time of the accident.

There is an ongoing investigation.

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Police officer struck by vehicle

HOUSTON, TX – KHOU reports a Houston police officer was struck by a SUV as the driver attempted to get away on May 30.

The incident happened near the Emancipation and Jefferson intersection.

According to police, several men were recording a YouTube video in a parking lot when another male stranger tried to get in the video. When they asked the male stranger to leave, he pulled out a piece of wood with a nail in it and hit one of the men on the head and proceeded to also hit his vehicle.

Houston police noticed the incident from a far while they patrolled the downtown protestors.

When the suspect noticed the authorities rushing over, the male got back in his SUV and drove through the officers, hitting one and sending her six to eight feet in the air.

The officer is now recovering in the hospital and is expected to be OK.

The man who was hit by the board is also expected to be OK, he just had bruising on his head.

The hit-and-run driver is in custody.

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On duty firefighter hit by vehicle

HOUSTON, TX – A female firefighter was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday morning, according to reports.

The firefighter was parked at the scene of a mobile home fire in the 14000 block of Walters Road. She was getting out of the fire truck when a driver came around and struck her.

She was transported to the hospital and has since been released and recovering.

Deputies said the driver that hit her has been cited.

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Scooter rider stuck and killed by truck

HOUSTON, TX – According to ABC 13, an individual riding a stand-up scooter was killed by colliding with a pick-up truck on Sunday night.

The accident happened at the intersection of Greens Road near North Chase.

Police said the stand-up scooters like the one the victim was riding are not allowed on the road.

The driver of the pick-up truck remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities.

The Houston pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.

 


Pedestrian struck and killed on 59

HOUSTON, TX – A man was hit and killed by a vehicle while trying to cross the Southwest Freeway after his car broke down on Wednesday morning, sources report.

The victim was on the inside shoulder of U.S. 59 near Fondren Road at approximately 10:40 a.m. when he attempted to run across the highway after his car stalled out.

Police said he was hit by a driver in a Cadillac, who was unable to maneuver around the man.

Paramedics rushed to the scene, but the man was pronounced dead.

It is unclear why the man was running across the highway. police believe he might have been trying to avoid being towed away.

The Houston pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.