Pedestrian Injured in Car Accident on Eastex Freeway at Will Clayton in Houston, TX
Houston, TX -- May 29, 2022, one person was injured due to an accident where a vehicle hit them near Will Clayton and left the scene.
Authorities were called to the intersection of the Eastex Freeway service road and Will Clayton Parkway at around 9:51 a.m.
It appears that a 56-year-old man was walking at the time and entered southbound lanes of the service road. While there, a vehicle hit the man, then left the scene.
The man was taken to a hospital with injuries said to be incapacitating. No additional details about the vehicle involved are available at this time.
Commentary on Pedestrian Hit-and-run Accident at Will Clayton in Houston
It's always frustrating to read about hit-and-runs like this. No doubt folks in Houston are sick and tired of seeing headlines like this. Of course, I hope they also realize how important it is to pay attention to these headlines. Drivers are often brought to answer for their role in an accident because someone in the public sees the reports and is able to connect the dots. That's why I remain hopeful that continued efforts will see a resolution here, as well.