Cyclist Injured in DWI Crash at Sheraton and South Congress in Austin
Austin, TX. (February 19, 2020)- A 29-year-old bicyclist was injured Sunday night by a drunk driver. The crash occurred around 11 p.m. February 16, at the intersection of Sheraton and South Congress Avenue in Austin. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. The driver was arrested and charged with intoxication assault. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Texas
More than 17,500 people are seriously injured in collisions across Texas annually. Sadly, a large number of victims are traveling along roadways on bicycles. These individuals remain vulnerable to the impact of motor vehicles, which can weigh thousands of pounds. When victims are harmed in these accidents, through no fault of their own, it is crucial that they contact a bicycle accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Our knowledgeable and dedicated attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have over 20-years of experience assisting victims with collecting full and fair compensation for medical treatment, pain and suffering, and various other costs incurred from their accidents. If you suffered injuries in an accident, due to the actions of another driver, contact The Benton Law Firm at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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