• September 20, 2022

Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident on East Illinois in Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX -- September 17, 2022, one person was killed following an accident where a vehicle struck them on East Illinois Avenue.

Preliminary details indicated that the accident took place at around 9:00 p.m. along East Illinois Avenue near I-45.

Authorities said that a pedestrian was crossing an area of the road reportedly against a "no crossing" light. While crossing, a vehicle going westbound hit the pedestrian, causing fatal injuries.

At this time, additional details about the accident are unavailable.

Commentary on Pedestrian Car Accident on East Illinois in Dallas

As straight forward as details like this seem, it's always important to take early details with a grain of salt. There could be more to the story.

Pedestrian Killed in Car Accident on East Illinois in Dallas, TX

For example, right-of-way is not the ultimate deciding factor after an accident. Prudent investigators will also consider whether or not the driver should have been able to avoid hitting the pedestrian. Right of way isn't some free pass to run people down if it can be avoided.

Maybe the driver here had no chance and was just in the wrong place at the wrong time, but it's important that a victim's loved ones at least know they're getting the full story.


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