News: Pedestrian injured after being hit by driver on 1st Street

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was injured after being hit by a driver on 1st Street on Sunday evening, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The collision happened at 2596 S 1st Street, near Herndon Lane, at 7:12 p.m., when the 29-year-old driver of a blue 2011 Nissan failed to yield the right of way to a pedestrian.

The Nissan then collided with the pedestrian, a 38-year-old woman.

The victim sustained minor injuries in the accident.

The driver was not reported as injured.

Contact the Loewy Law Firm today if you or a loved one have been injured in an accident while crossing the street. Pedestrians have as much right to get to their destination safely as a motorist, and yet they have much less protection against the force of a crash. It is important that victims have a compassionate Austin pedestrian accident lawyer to help them get the justice they deserve. Call now at 512-280-0800.