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Information and resources related to Grand Prairie pedestrian accidents

Comprehensive Information and Legal Options for Grand Prairie, TX Pedestrian Accident Victims

Texas and Grand Prairie have one of the highest numbers of pedestrian accidents and fatalities in the nation

It was recently reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that Texas has the second highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the nation. Among all states, pedestrian fatalities were highest in California (612), followed by Texas (478) and Florida (476). In 2014 there were 54 pedestrians killed within Dallas County. 

What are some causes of Grand Prairie pedestrian injuries and fatalities?

Some of the reasons that Grand Prairie is dangerous for pedestrians include:

  • The sidewalks are narrow;
  • The environment is dominated by motor vehicles;
  • Street corners are rounded, which enable vehicle to drive more quickly through right turns;
  • Intersections tend to be very wide and require longer passage time for pedestrians;
  • Poor pedestrian passageways between neighborhoods.

After a pedestrian injury, get help and information from the Grand Prairie first responders

When a pedestrian collision involves serious injuries, the Grand Prairie Police Department, the Grand Prairie Fire and Rescue Department, and the Texas Highway Patrol typically respond to the accident scene and will complete collision reports that your personal injury attorney will need to launch a claim.

What is being done to improve pedestrian safety in Grand Prairie?

The Federal Highway Administration has put forth a number of recommendations to improve pedestrian safety in Grand Prairie and across the nation. The recommendations include improved and expanded:

Pavement markings

Existing sidewalks

Push buttons and pedestrian signals

Turning islands

School Crossing Guards

Street lighting

Medians

After an injury pedestrian accident, get help and documentation from the Grand Prairie first responders

The major hospitals and clinics in the Grand Prairie area are:

Texas General Hospital;

Medical City ER Grand Prairie.

After a serious pedestrian accident, your injury attorney will need copies of all of your medical records and bills to help launch a personal injury claim.

If you have been injured in a pedestrian collision, you will need an experienced Grand Prairie accident attorney to help

No matter how much we improve the infrastructure and roadways around Grand Prairie, pedestrian accidents will continue to happen. When a less serious crash happens, often someone can manage the insurance claim without help. When a serious injury pedestrian accident happens, or when a fatality occurs, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Grand Prairie pedestrian accident lawyer

Most recent accident reports

Date: 
Monday, June 20, 2022
Roadway: 
I-45
City: 
Dallas, TX
Type: Car Accident