Austin, TX – Crash On Alamo Street and E MLK Jr. Blvd Results In Injuries
Austin, TX (May 21, 2019) – On May 18, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Alamo Street near East Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard.
According to reports, a 26-year-old woman was traveling along the roadway on a scooter when she was struck by a white Kia sedan. The driver of the vehicle, who was identified as 70-year-old Jerrell Bennett, fled the scene of the incident. Bennett was later arrested for his involvement in this incident.
The woman was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment to injuries sustained in the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured woman and her family at this time.
Scooter Accidents In Texas
We are seeing a major increase in the number of individuals who are injured in scooter accidents across our state. Unfortunately, their rise in popularity and the increase in distracted drivers is wreaking havoc across our state.
When individuals on scooters are struck by motor vehicles, they are at an increased risk for sustaining serious and life-threatening injuries. These vehicles, although fast and reliable, provide no protection against outside forces to their occupants. When victims are injured in motor vehicle accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial for them to contact a scooter accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have over two decades of experience helping accident victims protect their legal rights in the aftermath of horrific scooter collisions. Our extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in our state has enabled us to help countless victims collect full and fair compensation for their legal claims. Contact our Texas injury accident attorneys at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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