San Antonio, TX – Gilberto Plaza Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, TX (August 11, 2019) On the evening of August 10th, a fatal hit-and-run motorcycle accident happened in the 10600 block of Roosevelt Ave. A pickup truck struck a motorcyclist at around 10:00 p.m. After striking the motorcyclist, the driver proceeded to drive off without stopping to see if the rider was okay.
By the time the paramedics arrived, they found the motorcyclist lying in the roadway severely injured. Despite tending to him immediately, he did not survive. He has been identified as 50-year-old Gilberto Plaza.
The police are still looking for the driver responsible for striking Plaza.
Our thoughts are with the family of Gilberto Plaza as they grieve over his loss.
Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accidents in Texas
In 2014, approximately 4,586 motorcyclists lost their lives in motorcycle accidents throughout the United States. Sadly, because motorcycles are smaller and less stables than passenger vehicles, it’s easy for them to be knocked off of the road. As a result, motorcyclists easily eject off of their bikes and onto the road, often leaving them with serious injuries. Because riders only wear helmets, they’re highly susceptible to obtaining injuries that could take their lives.
At Benton Law Firm, we work very hard to assist grieving families with filing wrongful death lawsuits after losing loved ones in motorcycle accidents. We do everything within our power to pursue all potentially negligent parties until they’re held financially accountable for all damages and losses. If you lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-219-4878 for a free consultation.
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