San Antonio, TX – I-37 Pedestrian Accident Victim ID’d As Eleuterio Rueles
San Antonio, TX (August 16, 2019) – Reports from authorities indicate that on Thursday, August 15, a male pedestrian was running across Interstate 37, just after midnight.
Once the male reached the area of the 1700 block of Interstate 37, near Carolina Street, he was struck by a motor vehicle. After being struck by a vehicle the first time, and thrown into the road, the male was struck by several other vehicles.
The male victim, who was later identified as 36-year-old Eleuterio Rueles, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At least one driver returned to the scene after the incident.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Eleuterio Rueles. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Pedestrian Fatalities in Texas
Traveling on foot is often safe and reliable. Unfortunately, over 600 pedestrians lose their lives in fatal collisions across Texas annually.
When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents, surviving relatives are often left to deal with the costs for funeral arrangements, burial expenses, and various other damages due to the accident. In cases where victims lose their lives due to the reckless or negligent acts of others, they should contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless grieving families move forward from the tragic and unexpected loss of a loved one.
Our attorneys understand the difficulties families face after losing a loved one, which is why we work diligently to protect their legal rights so they can focus on rebuilding their lives in the best way possible. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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