• January 28, 2022

Pedestrian Injured in Car Accident on Keller Springs Road in Carrollton, TX

Carrollton, TX -- January 13, 2022, one person sustained injuries due to an accident where a vehicle hit them along Keller Springs Road.

Investigators said that the accident took place at around 6:14 p.m. along Keller Springs Road just off Marsh Lane.

According to reports, a 55-year-old man was walking and reportedly entered the path of an eastbound car. The car then hit the pedestrian.

As a result of the collision, the pedestrian had incapacitating injuries. Police allege that he was intoxicated at the time. They did not give additional details.

Commentary on Pedestrian Accident on Keller Springs in Carrollton

It may not seem that important to clarify that a pedestrian was intoxicated beyond simply being thorough. But if it's true that alcohol led to this person walking in front of a car, that can raise some serious issues that need to be addressed. Let me give an example of why that is.

Carrollton, TX Car Accident Pedestrian marsh lane Keller Springs Road

Not long ago, a family came to me about a loved one who was hit and killed by a car after he wandered onto the freeway. Investigations revealed that the man was drinking at a bowling alley, and that establishment illegally over-served him while he was already obviously intoxicated. Since they did that, and it led to a fatal accident, that business was liable for their role in the accident under Texas dram shop law.

Perhaps nothing like that happened here, but if there's a legal avenue to get someone the help they need, it at least deserves some consideration. That's especially true if there's a local business out there putting the community in danger.


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