Austin, TX – Pedestrian Hurt in Collision on Westlake Dr

Austin, TX (April 25, 2024) – A pedestrian was seriously hurt after a crash in the Austin area on Wednesday, April 24. The accident was reported at the 3000 block of Westlake Drive that afternoon around 12:12 p.m. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched after being notified of a serious pedestrian-vehicle accident. 

The victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. The injured party was treated at the scene and provided CPR by responding medical personnel. The adult patient was later hospitalized by ambulance for further support. No updates on the condition of the involved party have been provided. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were present. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Austin, TX - Pedestrian Hurt in Collision on Westlake DrEvery day in the United States, about 1,000 pedestrians are injured as a result of negligent or reckless driving. These accidents are known to result in life-changing injuries. The driver is typically at fault in pedestrian collisions, regardless of the severity of the injuries sustained. Pedestrians are often seriously hurt in traffic-related collisions. In fact, studies show that there is a collision that injures an innocent bystander every five minutes. Children and the elderly are common victims in pedestrian crashes, and when struck by a moving car, young children under the age of four are more likely to sustain injuries. Sadly, they make up almost half of all pedestrian fatalities, and most of the time, cars cannot see them. It is important that you are ready to pursue a full recovery after a serious crash by working with a trained lawyer. 

You have the same rights as anyone else to use the road as a pedestrian. Sadly, a lot of drivers neglect to yield to people walking, and as a result, there is a risk of serious injuries and other damages. After a pedestrian crash, the victim is at risk of being seriously injured. It is even more crucial that you are able to receive the full compensation that you are entitled to in order to protect your future. A trained lawyer will be able to step in to ensure your case is handled properly from start to finish. 

You do not have to be on your own after a serious car accident. The trained legal team at Rasansky Law Firm has a proven track record of helping injured pedestrians pursue successful personal injury claims, and we are ready to fight for you. If you have any questions, we can answer them during a free consultation. You can reach our offices today at 214-651-6100 to discuss your case with a caring legal team to get back on the path to a full recovery. Our Austin car crash lawyers are ready to answer any questions that you may have about your legal rights during a free consultation. 



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