Life Lost in Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Accident
Norman, OK (January 7, 2019) On the evening of January 7th, a fatal auto-pedestrian accident happened on I-35 just north of Main Street. According to the reports, a semi-truck struck a pedestrian for unknown reasons. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found that the pedestrian had already suffered fatal injuries. The police are currently investigating this accident to determine why the semi-truck ran over the pedestrian.
We send our condolences to the deceased pedestrian’s family as we know losing a loved one can be a traumatic experience.
Pedestrian Accidents in Oklahoma
Unfortunately, thousands of people lose their lives every year in pedestrian accidents for a multitude of reasons, the leading cause being negligent driving. When drivers don’t pay attention to their surroundings due to distracting behavior, they put pedestrians at risk of being seriously injured or killed.
The police are currently investigating this accident to determine who had the right of way and if the truck driver was partaking in negligent behavior. Once they’re finished with their investigation, it’s possible that the deceased victim’s family cold file a wrongful death lawsuit with the help of a wrongful death lawsuit.
At McGuire Law Firm, we understand how unfortunate it is for our clients to lose loved ones in vehicle accidents, which is why we do everything we can to ensure they are fully compensated for funeral costs, loss of spousal support, and more. If you or someone you know lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, call (405) 513-5658 today.