WFAA reports that on Sunday, October 2, a 45-year-old-man was struck and killed when he was walking in the road on State Highway 121. The driver of the pickup truck has just been identified as a 16-year old girl. According to authorities, the accident happened at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sunday night. The man was walking in the southbound lane of the highway when the red pickup truck struck the man. According to witnesses at the scene, the truck stopped for a few seconds before speeding off. The injured man was taken to the hospital where he died a few hours later. His identity has not been released as of yet. The teen girl will likely be charged with a second-degree felony.
Hit and Run Accidents and Wrongful Death
There is nothing worse than being involved in a serious accident. Imagine if you were severely injured in a car accident and then the other vehicle drives away, leaving you alone and hurt. Imagine a family member, left to die on the side of the road. If you or a family member has been in this situation, you need to take action right away and call an experienced Lewisville car accident attorney. Attorney Todd Durham can assist you in getting the compensation you need to move forward with your life.