Three Students Hospitalized in Houston Pedestrian Accident
HOUSTON, TX (March 28, 2023) – Three students who were walking to school sustained injuries after a pedestrian accident on FM 2004 on Thursday morning, March 23.
According to the Hitchcock ISD Police, the crash took place around 7:03 a.m. It involved three Hitchcock ISD students and an unidentified vehicle driven by a woman who was dropping off her child at a high school.
Preliminary investigation details that a vehicle was leaving the high school’s parking lot and was heading southbound on FM 2004. The vehicle, driving at a low speed, struck the kids who were crossing the road at Oak Drive.
Authorities added that the intersection where the students crossed is a well-lit crosswalk.
The students, reported to be two adults and one minor, were all transported to a hospital and received treatment.
The driver stayed at the scene, police said. However, no other details are available.
Drivers and pedestrians carry equal responsibility for road safety. For drivers, it is important to avoid distractions. Keep an eye out for possible hazards, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Look carefully before turning a corner, especially when near a marked crosswalk. For pedestrians, cross only at designated pedestrian crossings.
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