Pedestrian killed in accident on W. Little York in Houston

A man crossing in the 11000 block of W. Little York near Overlook in Houston was hit by a vehicle and killed around 5:00am on Thursday February 17, 2011. Harris County Sheriff‘s deputies said the 55-year old man was rushed to Ben Taub General Hospital where sadly he was pronounced dead. Because the man’s next of kin have not yet been notified the man’s name has not been released. The man was struck by a vehicle that was headed eastbound on W. Little York; so far no charges have been filed in the case.

The death of a loved one due to an accident is a tragic, terrible and life-altering event for any family. Smith & Hassler partner and board-certified personal injury trial lawyer Al Hassler knows this only too well having suffered the death of his sister when her car was hit by an overloaded 18-wheeler in Florida.  If you have lost a family member due to an accident, contact the Houston wrongful death attorneys at Smith & Hassler for expert advice.