Teen Killed in 18 Wheeler Pedestrian Accident on 183

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 15-Nov-2012

An 18 wheeler collision with a pedestrian on US 183 claimed the life of the teen that was struck by the big rig on Wednesday evening, officials reported.

Police identified the teen as 15-year-old Enzo Padua, who was transported to Cedar Park Regional Hospital before being pronounced dead.

Authorities are still investigating the 18 wheeler pedestrian accident on 183 near New Hope.

The driver of the semi-truck was identified as 27-year-old Josue Eguia.

The accident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. that evening and no charges have been filed against the driver of the semi-truck.

Pedestrian accidents in the Austin area have been an issue for authorities, displayed by the influx of accidents occurring in the region affecting cyclists, joggers and walkers alike. While there are some thing pedestrians can do to make themselves more visible to drivers of passengers vehicles and trucks, drivers also have a responsibility to protect others from injury with attentive driving.

If you have been injured in a Central Texas pedestrian incident or lost a loved one because of the negligence of another driver, call our Austin pedestrian accident attorneys, located in Austin, Round Rock and across the state of Texas.

Our pedestrian accident lawyers in Austin are experienced with the details associated with pedestrian injuries, especially those involving commercial vehicles. In addition, our team of private investigators immediately begin compiling important evidence for our injured clients before valuable information is lost. Call us today, visit one of our 10 office locations for our personal injury law firm in Travis County or email us your story for a free consultation. We care. We can help.


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