A Texas man has died as the result of injuries suffered after being hit by a truck in McDonald’s parking lot. The accident occurred in the parking lot in Marshall, Texas, on Monday, November 11. According to police, the pedestrian was struck by a Ford F250 truck while walking across the parking lot.
The pedestrian, a 65-year-old man from Marshall, suffered major head trauma and was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Marshall. Later, he was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. The man later died from his injuries.
The accident occurred at the McDonald’s on Victory Drive at about 8:39 a.m. The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt. So far, the driver has not been cited and police are still investigating the accident. The police had closed off the parking lot for a time so they could review the scene of the crash.
Accidents between vehicles and pedestrians are all too common. This particular accident shows just how dangerous a pedestrian accident can be. In this case, the vehicle was not likely driving at a high rate of speed. Still, the driver may have been negligent because he did not take care to look for pedestrians before proceeding. Houston car accident attorneys are able to review these types of crashes to determine the cause and whether the accident was due to driver negligence.
Accidents can happen quickly and at any time of the day or night. Every aspect of the crash needs to be reviewed by Houston car accident attorneys to move forward with a case. Injured parties have the right to get compensated for their injuries. This can include money for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Houston car accident attorneys are prepared to take the steps necessary to assist victims in getting the money they deserve due to the negligent actions of others.