Pearland, Texas Pedestrian Accident Injures Cross Country Runner

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 25-Jul-2013

A Texas pedestrian accident involving a high school cross country runner sent her to the hospital with serious injuries on Thursday morning, officials said.

The girl was running with other cross country team members at the time of the accident. Police said they were following a standard route.

At the time of the Texas pedestrian accident, the girl was accompanied by another female runner. They were attempting to cross the street near Magnolia.

The injured girl was transported to the hospital via helicopter. No update has been provided regarding her current status.

As summer months warm up, runners often are forced to get out and complete runs during early morning hours and late evening, when temperatures are a bit cooler. As a result, arming oneself with proper gear and making sure runners are visible to drivers can be helpful. In addition, drivers should always be on the lookout for foot traffic and cyclists in the area, especially surrounding schools and recreational areas, like parks and trails.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in an accident caused by the negligence of another driver, call our pedestrian accident lawyers in Austin, Bryan-College Station, Temple and statewide Texas at 800-359-5690, contact our pedestrian injury attorneys online or visit one of the ten convenient locations for our statewide law firm. We care. We can help.

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