San Antonio, TX – Woman Hit and Injured by Car on S Zarzamora St
San Antonio, TX (January 5, 2020) A vehicle struck a woman on the evening of December 3rd, according to reports. The woman was hit at the intersection of South Zarzamora Street and Carroll Street. Fortunately, the driver stopped and rendered aid to the woman.
When emergency crews arrived, they found her suffering from injuries and transported her to University Hospital for treatment.
The accident is still under investigation by authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family at this time. We wish her a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in San Antonio
Between 2013 and 2015, approximately 1,771 pedestrian accidents occurred in San Antonio, Texas. Out of those accident, about 140 of them left pedestrians fatally injured. Unfortunately, most pedestrian accidents are caused by distracted, reckless, fatigued, or drunk drivers. Other times external factors contribute to pedestrian accidents, such as poor road conditions, poorly lit roads, faulty auto parts, and hazardous weather conditions.
There are instances where pedestrians put themselves in harm’s way by wearing dark clothing at night, or by wandering in the street in front of an oncoming vehicle. If pedestrians have the right-of-way at the time of the accident, they can file personal injury lawsuits against drivers and receive compensation for medical injuries and more.
At The Benton Law Firm, we have spent almost two decades defending the rights of injured pedestrians and helping them receive large settlements to assist them with medical bills, lost earnings, emotional distress, and more. If you or a loved one was injured in a pedestrian 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.