Man Struck, Killed by 18-Wheeler on SH 183 in Irving

Man Struck, Killed by 18-Wheeler on SH 183 in Irving

Man Killed in Irving Pedestrian Accident on State Highway 183 near Esters Road

Irving, Texas (August 12, 2022) – According to the authorities, a man was fatally hit by an 18-wheeler Friday morning in Irving.

The deadly accident happened just after 3:30 a.m., on State Highway 183 near Esters Road in front of Irving Mall.

Authorities said the man was attempting to cross the highway and was running southbound across the westbound lanes when an 18-wheeler hit him.

The man was killed in the crash. His name has not been released.

The crash closed the westbound lanes of the highway until just before 9:00 a.m.

An investigation is underway.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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