San Antonio, TX – Bicyclist Injured in Accident on Austin Highway
San Antonio, TX (October 18, 2019) – At approximately 10 p.m. on October 17, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Austin Highway.
According to reports, a bicyclist was traveling down the roadway, near Ira Lee Road, when they were struck by a motor vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene of the incident without stopping to render aid.
A passerby spotted the injured bicyclist lying in the roadway and requested medical assistance. The bicyclist was rushed to an area hospital and admitted in critical condition.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Texas
More than 17,500 people are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents across Texas each year. Unfortunately, a large number of victims are traveling throughout the area on bicycles. As the number of bicyclists on the roadways continues to increase, we are seeing more and more of them victimized by careless and reckless drivers. When individuals are harmed in these horrific collisions, it is crucial that they contact a bicycle accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Texas personal injury attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped numerous victims collect the maximum amount of compensation for their legal claims. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping those harmed get the justice they deserve from those who caused them harm. If you were injured in a collision, by no fault of your own, contact our bicycle accident attorneys in San Antonio at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to see what legal options are available for you.
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