Man Hit, Killed by Tanker Trailer on Abram Street in Arlington

Man Hit, Killed by Tanker Trailer on Abram Street in Arlington

Man Killed in Arlington Pedestrian Accident on Abram Street

Arlington, Texas (February 1, 2021) – A man was hit and killed by a tanker trailer truck Saturday night in Arlington, according to police.

The deadly accident happened around 8:45 p.m., January 30, in the 1300 block of E. Abram Street.

Police said the man lost his balance during a fight and fell into the road where he was struck by a tanker trailer truck that was traveling westbound in the outside lane.

The tanker driver stopped and checked on the man before driving away from the scene, but came back after the police arrived.

The man was taken to the hospital where he later died. His name has not been released.

No other details were provided.

The police are investigating the crash.

 Who May Make a Wrongful Death Claim in Texas?

A wrongful death claim for a family member may be brought by spouses, children or parents. The State of Texas also allows the estate of the deceased to bring a survival action to recover for past medical expenses and conscious pain and suffering, as well as other non-economic damages which the deceased may have suffered before death. Texas does not permit brothers, sisters, cousins, or grandparents to assert any claims for the death of a family member.

Wrongful death claims requires an attorney who understands the complexity of the damages caused by a significant loss. The lawyer representing the client has the responsibility to hire the necessary experts to help prove the case. 

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