Woman Hit, Killed by Vehicle on Northwest Highway in Dallas

Woman Hit, Killed by Vehicle on Northwest Highway in Dallas

Woman Killed in Dallas Pedestrian Accident on Northwest Highway near Bachman Lake

Dallas, Texas (January 10, 2021) – A woman in her 60s was fatally hit by a vehicle Friday night in Dallas, according to police.

The deadly accident occurred on January 8, in the 3100 block of West Northwest Highway near Bachman Lake.

Police said the woman was crossing the highway when she was struck by an eastbound pickup truck driven by a man.

The woman was taken to a local hospital where she later died. Her name has not been released.

No other information was available.

The police are investigating the crash.

When an unsuspecting pedestrian falls victim to an accident caused by a motor vehicle, injuries can be life-threatening, if not fatal. Medical, financial, physical, and psychological repercussions can derail one’s entire life as well as that of one’s family. It is vital to your wrongful death case that an experienced and successful accident/injury attorney be consulted. 

At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, our experienced lawyers will help you with your case.

To speak with an attorney, please Click to call: 281-943-5555.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is for informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service we like to advise family of the following:
1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.