Pedestrian Hit, Killed by 18-Wheeler on I-35 in Austin

Pedestrian Hit, Killed by 18-Wheeler on I-35 in Austin

One Killed in Austin Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 35 near US 183

Austin, Texas (April 2, 2022) – A pedestrian was fatally hit by an 18-wheeler early Saturday morning in Austin, according to the police.

The deadly accident happened around 1:20 a.m., on Interstate 35, southbound near US 183.

Police said a person was struck by an 18-wheeler in the southbound lane of the interstate.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not been released.

The driver of the 18-wheeler stayed at the scene after the accident.

The police are investigating the crash.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, 18-wheeler, pedestrian, 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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