Austin, TX – Cyclist Killed On Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Austin, TX (March 28, 2019) – On Thursday, March 28, Austin-Travis County EMS, Austin Fire Department, and Austin Police Department responded to a reported pedestrian accident on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard around 9:13 p.m.
The incident occurred in the 1300 block of East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. According to police, an adult female cyclist was struck by a motor vehicle. The female sustained critical and life-threatening injuries. She was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center, where she later passed away as the result of her injuries.
Our warmest condolences go out to the family of the victim.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
Each year, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in Texas. When motor vehicles collide with individuals outside, it is a devastating scene.
Fatal pedestrian accidents often leave families to grieve as they try to come to terms with the fact that their loved one lost their life in a situation that was most likely preventable. Although victims are unable to bring back those who have lost their lives, they are able to utilize the Texas legal system to get justice for their loved one and compensation to help with medical and funeral costs as well as various other expenses.
By contacting a Texas wrongful death attorney, surviving family members are able to file legal claims against wrongdoers to hold them accountable for their actions. Our skilled and knowledgeable Texas personal injury attorneys have extensive experience helping Texans collect millions in compensation for their legal claims. Contact one of our accident injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to explore the legal options available to you.
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