San Antonio, TX – 1 Injured in Pedestrian Accident on Commerce St
San Antonio, TX (November 9, 2019) A vehicle struck a man on the night of November 8th. According to reports, the pedestrian accident happened at about 11:45 p.m.
A man was crossing Commerce Street, not far from General McMullen Drive when a vehicle hit him.
Emergency crews received the call and rushed to help him. They found him suffering from major injuries and took him to University Hospital for treatment.
The police are investigating the accident to determine causation, but as of now, they do not suspect alcohol or drugs were contributing factors.
Our thoughts are with the injured pedestrian and his family at this time. We wish him a quick and complete recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in San Antonio
According to studies released in 2016, San Antonio is the 28th most dangerous city in the nation for pedestrians. Between 2005 and 2014, approximately 421 pedestrian fatalities occurred in the city. Most of the time, these accidents occur due to drivers not paying attention to their surroundings before it’s too late. Even more, pedestrians sustain critical injuries and are left with expensive medical bills.
If a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle, they may qualify to file a personal injury lawsuit if they weren’t at fault for the accident.
At The Benton Law Firm, we are passionate about helping pedestrians gain justice after being harmed in a pedestrian accident. We have spent nearly two decades fighting for the rights of injured victims and helping them win their personal injury lawsuits. Contact our office for a free consultation if you or a loved one were hurt in a pedestrian accident. We can be reached at (214) 219-4878.
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