Man Killed in Austin Pedestrian Accident on Lamar

An Austin pedestrian accident claimed the life of a 60-year-old man on South Lamar Boulevard, officials reported on Wednesday morning.

The name of the victim has not yet been released but police said that the man may have been crossing at the middle of the block when he was struck by the vehicle near Lamar Square.

The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene of the pedestrian accident in Austin and police said they were cooperating with authorities.

Austin, Texas Pedestrian Accident Lawyers

Pedestrian accidents and cycling accidents in Austin and across Central Texas can be a serious problem. With a high number of runners, joggers, cyclers, walkers and foot traffic, attentive driving is vital to protecting other drivers as well as pedestrians and riders. Cell phone distractions and the use of other electronic and mobile devices can take a driver’s eyes off the road for mere seconds. But despite the short amount of time looking at a text or taking one’s eyes of the road may provoke can severely impair one’s ability to react adequately.

At The Carlson Law Firm, our team of attorneys have the aid of research associates, who can quickly gather evidence related to our clients’ pedestrian accidents, revealing the truth and important facts while helping victims and their loved ones hold negligent drivers accountable. While no amount of money can take away the pain associated with injuries or bring back a loved one, some victims and family members find closure and peace in the acknowledgment that they were hurt by no fault of their own.

For a free case evaluation, call our crosswalk accident lawyers in Austin, Temple, Waco and statewide Texas today. Don’t wait to reach out for help after witness accounts become fuzzy or evidence becomes more difficult to locate. Call 24/7. We care. We can help.


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