Houston, TX – Bicyclist Struck & Killed On Katy Freeway Near Beltway 8
Houston, TX (August 13, 2019) – At approximately 10 p.m. on Monday, August 12, the Houston Police Department responded to the scene of an incident on Katy Freeway where a victim was robbed after death.
Reports from the HPD state that a bicyclist was traveling north along the Beltway 8 service road when he was struck by a Hyundai Santa Fe SUV traveling east on the Katy Freeway.
The driver of the SUV remained at the scene of the incident and cooperated with law enforcement.
The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
While police were at the scene, someone stole the bicycle, which was used by the victim.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents In Texas
Every day, thousands of bicyclists throughout Texas utilize this method of transportation to travel from place to place. Unfortunately, this method is not always safe, especially when there are careless or reckless drivers sharing the road.
Numerous bicyclists lose their lives in fatal accidents across Texas annually. When victims are killed in accidents caused by the reckless or negligent acts of others, it is imperative that the relatives of the decedent contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Texas bicycle accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped numerous families collect full and fair compensation for their claims. For nearly two decades, our firm has helped numerous victims collect millions of dollars for their claims. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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