San Antonio, TX – Marco Farias Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Whitewood St
San Antonio, TX (August 3, 2019) On the evening of August 1st, a fatal motorcycle accident happened near the intersection of Whitewood Street and Southwest Military Drive. A man was driving his truck on Southwest Military Drive when he turned left in front of an oncoming motorcyclist. Unfortunately, the man turned too soon and collided with the motorcyclist.
When the paramedics and other crews arrived, they found the motorcyclist unresponsive in the road. Despite immediate aid, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 26-year-old Marco Farias.
Authorities are still investigating the scene, but they arrested the truck driver and charged him with intoxication manslaughter and driving while under the influence. He has been identified as 59-year-old David Sandoval.
Our thoughts are with the family of Marco Farias at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
Unfortunately, thousands of motorcyclists lose their lives annually after being hit by vehicles throughout Texas. One of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents is drivers failing to yield the right-of-way at intersections. When drivers do this late at night, they’re often under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, which makes them more likely to speed, break traffic laws, and crash into motorcyclists.
At Benton Law Firm, we know how much families suffer after suddenly losing loved ones in motorcycle accidents, which is why we work very hard to help them win their wrongful death lawsuits. Reckless drivers should be held completely responsible for their actions, which includes compensating families for damages and losses. Contact our office today if you lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident at 214-219-4878.
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