Woman Hit, Injured by Vehicle at South Western Street and Shelby Drive in Amarillo

Woman Hit, Injured by Vehicle at South Western Street and Shelby Drive in Amarillo

Woman Seriously Injured in Amarillo Pedestrian Accident at South Western Street and Shelby Drive

Amarillo, Texas (October 23, 2022) – A woman was seriously injured after she was struck by a vehicle on Saturday night at an intersection in Amarillo, according to the Amarillo Police Department.

The crash occurred shortly before 10:00 p.m. Saturday, October 22 at the intersection of South Western Street and Shelby Drive.

Amarillo police said the 44-year-old woman walked into traffic and was hit by a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica.

The woman sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital. Her name and current condition were not available.

The Amarillo Police Department Traffic Unit is 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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