Texas City, TX – 1 Injured in Bicycle Accident on FM 2004

Texas City, TX (September 22, 2019) A vehicle struck a bicyclist on 2101 FM 2004 on the evening of September 21st. Reporters revealed that a vehicle was pulling out of a Jack in the Box when it hit the bicycle’s front tire. The accident happened around 9:45 p.m.

The Texas City Police Department along with other crews responded to the accident. The paramedics took the bicyclist to a local area hospital for treatment. His identity has not been released but he is confirmed to be 29 years old.

The accident is currently under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured bicyclist and his family at this time. We wish him a complete recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in Texas

Texas City, TX – 1 Injured In Bicycle Accident on FM 2004According to a study conducted from 2007-2012, over 12,000 accidents involving bicycles occurred throughout Texas. Most of the time bicycle accidents happen when drivers are distracted. When drivers do not check their mirrors or blind spots, they run the risk of accidentally striking a bicyclist. Because bicycles are far less stable than motor vehicles, riders are easily susceptible to serious injuries that could be life-threatening.

Injured bicyclists have the right to file personal injury lawsuits against the irresponsible drivers who injured them. At The Benton Law Firm, our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping injured victims win their lawsuits and be adequately compensated for all damages and losses. If you or someone you love was hurt in a bicycle accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-219-4878.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

 

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