Crash Alert: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By 18-Wheeler On Hwy 6
HOUSTON, TX – A pedestrian is dead after being hit by an 18-wheeler truck in the 700 block of South State Highway 6 on Wednesday afternoon, KHOU reports.
HPD investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash at 700 block of South State Hwy 6 near Memorial Drive. One person reported deceased. Incident reported about 1:30 p.m. Investigation on going. Avoid the area. #HouTraffic #HouNews pic.twitter.com/wQssKXNN1G
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) January 13, 2021
According to KHOU, the male pedestrian was crossing Highway 6 southbound near Memorial Drive when the semi-truck hit him at 1:30 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are still investigating the incident.
Accidents involving semi-trucks are especially devastating because of the size and weight of the vehicle involved. If you were injured in an 18-wheeler accident, call the Houston injury attorneys at McDonald Worley for help. Depending on the circumstances, you could be owed significant financial compensation. Our number is 281.623.1906.