Austin, TX – Scooter Crash On West 22nd St Results In Injuries
Austin, TX (April 3, 2019) – Just before 8:40 p.m. on April 3, Austin Police Department responded to the scene of a collision on West 22nd Street.
An individual on an electric scooter attempted to pass through the intersection at West 22nd St and San Antonio St without stopping when a Jeep struck him. The victim was ejected from his scooter. He was transported to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Jeep was uninjured in this collision.
Our thoughts are with the person injured in this incident. We pray he makes a full recovery from his injuries.
Scooter Accidents In Texas
In 2018, the city of Austin began offering electric scooters for renters. Since then, the number of scooter accidents across the city has escalated. Between September and October 2018 alone, close to ten people were injured on this electric forms of transportation.
Sadly, victims injured in scooter accidents often sustain serious and life-threatening injuries. Victims should contact a reputable Texas scooter accident attorney as soon as possible to ensure their legal rights are protected.
Victims who are injured due to reckless and negligent drivers may be entitled to compensation for their damages and injuries. Our Texas accident injury attorneys from the Benton Law Firm have helped numerous families and victims collect millions of dollars in compensation for lost wages, medical expenses and more. Contact our car accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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