• August 01, 2022

Pedestrian Injured by Vehicle on South Riverside Drive in Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth, TX — July 28, 2022, a pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle on South Riverside Drive in southeast Fort Worth.

According to reports the incident happened shortly before 11:00 p.m. on the 1300 block of South Riverside. Preliminary reports suggest the victim was walking in or near the street when he was hit by a northbound vehicle.

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries in the collision and was taken to an area hospital. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police.

The investigation continues. No further information is currently available.

Commentary on Pedestrian Accident on S. Riverside in Fort Worth

There isn't much information about what happened here, though folks also tend to write off incidents where pedestrians are hit on a busy public road. The assumption is that someone on foot where vehicles travel there is likely to be in the wrong.

Rather than dismissing the whole thing like that, though, it's important to consider the greater context of the accident. There are still a lot of lingering questions about what precisely happened and why.

Pedestrian Injured by Vehicle on South Riverside Drive in Fort Worth, TX

For instance, where exactly was the victim in the roadway at the time? Were they crossing, walking along the road, or standing still? Were they hard to see? What are visibility, lighting, and sightlines like in that area? Was the driver's full attention on the road? If not, why not? Were other drivers able to successfully avoid the victim? Where was he before arriving in the area? Could anything else have been done to avoid the collision or reduce its damage? Are there more sources of information like video footage from local businesses or witness statements?

I don't ask those questions to overcomplicate things or point fingers. I just don't think anyone can safely assume there's nothing else to know here. Every available answer is important when trying to learn how someone was seriously hurt, which means no stone should be left unturned.

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