News: Fayetteville man dies after being struck by 2 vehicles on I-49

FAYETTEVILLE, AR – Authorities said a Fayetteville man was killed in a pedestrian accident on Friday evening.

According to KNWA, 34-year-old Louis Garland was walking in the southbound lane of I-49 near Wedington when the incident occurred shortly before 7 p.m.

The Arkansas Department of Public Safety said Garland was hit by the front of a southbound Ford Taurus, then was struck again by an Acura MDX, sustaining fatal injuries. Neither of the two drivers was hurt in the accident.

Officials said conditions were wet and rainy at the time.  There was no word yet on whether any charges would be filed.

Hundreds of traffic related pedestrian injuries and fatalities occur each year due to negligence of a driver. So if you or a loved one have been the victim of a pedestrian accident, contact the Arkansas pedestrian accident lawyers at the Pfeifer Law Firm.  We can help you pursue compensation for medical bills, lost income, and other accident-related expenses.  To schedule a free consultation regarding your case, you can reach us by phone at 501-374-4440 or through our online contact form.

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