Austin, TX – Jessica Saathoff Killed In Cyclist Accident On East MLK Jr. Blvd
Austin, TX (March 29, 2019) – On Thursday, March 28, Austin Police Departments and emergency crews responded to the scene of an accident where a bicyclist was struck by a car.
The incident occurred near the 1300 block of East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The bicyclist was struck by a car and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. The victim was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center in critical condition, where she was late pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.
The victim was later identified as 28-year-old Jessica Saathoff.
Our deepest condolences go out to the Saathoff as they deal with this very tragic loss.
Bicycle Accidents In Texas
Each year, close to 60 Texans lose their lives in bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles. The possibility of sustaining fatal injuries in one of these accidents is compounded when victims are not wearing helmets at the time of their collisions.
When bicyclists are killed, they often leave behind grieving families to deal with stacking medical and funeral expenses. A lot of surviving family members are unaware of the legal options they have regarding these horrible and unexpected accidents.
Surviving family members can contact a Texas wrongful death attorney from the Benton Law Firm to file a claim for compensation. Our law firm is dedicated to helping those harmed hold at-fault parties accountable for their actions. Our skilled and knowledgeable personal injury attorneys in Texas have extensive experience helping victims and their families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Contact our Texas accident injury attorneys today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
Note: The information included in this post was derived from secondary sources and has not been independently confirmed. Any inaccurate information will be corrected immediately after being brought to the site’s attention. If you identify any false information within this story, please inform us immediately so we can adjust the post to contain the most accurate information available surrounding this event.
Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.