River Oaks, TX (January 28, 2023) – A man has died as a result of a crash that took place on Thursday morning in River Oaks. On January 26, emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on South Shepherd Drive.
At approximately 4:30 a.m., a man was riding an electric bicycle South in the 1500 block of South Shepherd Drive when he was struck by a vehicle near West Grace Street. The impact of the crash caused the e-bike to go over a curb.
The man suffered fatal injuries due to the accident. Authorities arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the police.
Our sympathies are with the family of the man who lost his life as a result of this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Auto accidents in the state of Texas take the lives of thousands of people annually. Unfortunately, many of the fatal collisions that we see here in the River Oaks area are entirely preventable.
Over the past decade, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of people who lose their lives as a result of accidents involving E-bikes and other electronic methods of transportation as more and more people turn to these vehicles to make it to their destinations, we see many more people being victimized by reckless and careless drivers.
Some of the leading factors in fatal car crashes that we see here in our state include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs.
- Drivers who are impaired by alcohol while behind the wheel.
- Drivers who are traveling too fast for road conditions.
- Drivers who drive recklessly in inclement weather conditions.
- Drivers who failed to yield to others.
- Divers who switch lanes recklessly.
- Drivers who run red lights or pass-through traffic control devices at intersections.
Losing a loved one due to a fatal car crash can be incredibly difficult for your family to deal with. It is important that you understand the legal options that are available to help you move forward. Reaching out to a River Oaks wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible can provide you with the best chance of getting justice for your loved one.
Our River Oaks personal injury lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm are deeply committed to helping families get justice after enduring the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Our team will fight to ensure your family is able to secure all of the compensation that you need and deserve. We will build the strongest case possible and take care of all of the legal services you need to ensure your family is able to get justice and hold the person who is responsible for your loved one’s death accountable. Schedule a consultation by reaching out to our Texas personal injury law firm at 210-340-5550. Our team is committed to helping your family move forward and get justice.
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