Austin, TX – 1 Injured in Scooter Accident on South Mo-Pac Circle
Austin, TX (May 18, 2019) On the afternoon of May 17th, a scooter accident happened at the intersection of South Mo-Pac Circle and Bee Caves Road. A vehicle struck a person riding a scooter for unspecified reasons.
When the paramedics arrived at the intersection, they found the injured scooter rider lying in the roadway. They transported the rider to the closest hospital for further treatment.
The police are currently investigating to determine what caused the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured scooter rider and his or her family at this time. We hope that for a complete recovery.
Scooter Accidents in Austin
In 2018, approximately 166 scooter accidents occurred between September 25th and November 29th in Austin. Because scooter riders are allowed to operate on streets that have a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less, sometimes drivers who are distracted may not be aware of riders since they’re harder to see. If riders are in a driver’s blind spot while they attempt to switch lanes, drivers may accidentally strike riders. Even though all riders are required to wear a helmet, that’s not enough protection to shield their bodies from the impact of large vehicles.
At Benton Law Firm, we help riders who have been seriously injured by vehicles file personal injury lawsuits to help them pay for their injuries. If an injured victim was not responsible for causing the accident, we help them pursue all liable parties until they are fairly compensated for medical bills, emotional trauma, and more. Contact our office today for a free consultation with one of our Texas personal injury lawyers at 214-219-4878.
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