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First Grader Killed by Car While Walking to School

Posted: October 20th, 2010 | Author: Austin-Personal-Injury-Blog
Categories: Child Injuries, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Blog, Wrongful Death

A six year old Arlington girl was killed this morning when she was hit by a car while walking to school with her mother.

The girl was a first grade student at Dunn Elementary. She was walking ahead of her mother on the median of Park Springs Boulevard, but when she ran back to her mother, she was struck by a pickup truck. She was rushed to the Medical Center of Arlington, but died there of her injuries.

Police do not believe that the driver of the pickup was speeding or driving under the influence. It is not known whether he was paying attention while he was driving though.

Pedestrian accidents kill thousands each year, and unfortunately a large number of these occur in school zones where children are walking and playing.

Has someone you love been hurt or killed as the result of negligent actions or inactions? Contact a Dallas Personal Injury Attorney at Heselmeyer, Zinda Law Group to schedule a review of your case with an experienced professional.