Five-year-old Girl Killed in Fort Worth, Texas Hit-and-run Accident

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 6-Mar-2012

A five-year-old girl was killed and two other children were injured in a Fort Worth, Texas hit-and-run accident, authorities said.

Five-year-old Khyla Hays, was pronounced dead at Cook Children’s Medical Center after she was struck while crossing Southcrest Drive, Sunday afternoon.

Six-year-old Lamarion Perry was also transported to Cook Children’s Medical Center, for the treatment of injuries he endured in the Texas hit-and-run accident. A third child was injured but police have not identified the child, who was transported to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the children was identified as Daniel McDonald, 20, of Fort Worth. McDonald is facing two different charges of leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury or death, police said.

A passenger in McDonald’s vehicle, 21-year-old Patrick Allen Preston was arrested for public intoxication. Both McDonald and Preston fled the scene, parked the SUV they were in and ran until they were apprehended by police.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a pedestrian hit-and-run accident, call our pedestrian accident attorneys in Austin, Waco, Bryan-College Station and statewide Texas at 254-870-3621, contact our pedestrian accident attorneys online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our personal injury law firm in Texas for a free consultation today.

Our experienced pedestrian accident attorneys, professional medical consultants, private investigators and caring staff will help you uncover answers to some of the questions surrounding your accident or the fatal pedestrian accident of a loved one while seeking just compensation for your injuries and loss. We care. We can help.


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