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Motorist struck and killed while trying to cross Dallas highway

A 58-year-old man has been killed after trying to cross a highway following a Dallas auto accident according to Dallas News.

Details of the Dallas car crash

Around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018, a man trying to reach the east shoulder of the 8900 block of Julius Schlepps Freeway was struck and killed just some moments after being involved in another accident in which his car got stuck in the muddy median of the road. Police said the man was beginning to cross when another driver heading north on the unlit highway hit him. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the Dallas car accident.

What is considered a bad roadway condition?

Bad roadway conditions can cause hazardous driving conditions and increase the likelihood of car accidents. These include:

  • Improper Drainage
  • Poor Road Design
  • Broken/Inadequate Guardrails
  • Gravel on a Roadway
  • No Reflective Paint
  • Depressions in the Roadway
  • Icy and snowy bridges and overpasses
  • Vegetation and shrub that obstructs the roadway
  • Objects on the road
  • Confusing road signs
  • Absence of traffic signs
  • Potholes/cracked roads
  • Steep shoulders (drop-offs)
  • Unsafe work zones
  • Pooling water (hydroplaning)

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*This blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to, and should not be construed as legal advice.