San Antonio, TX (January 25, 2023) – Emergency officials were requested to provide assistance at the scene of a pedestrian crash that took place in the San Antonio area on Sunday morning. At around 11:40 a.m. on January 22, the San Antonio Police Department responded to a traffic crash on South Gen. McMullen Drive.
According to law enforcement, a male pedestrian between the ages of 55 and 65 years was walking west in the 300 block of South Gen. McMullen Drive when he was struck by a vehicle.
The vehicle, an SUV, was backing out at the time of the accident.
The man suffered fatal injuries due to the accident. Despite the driver of the SUV stopping their vehicle and attempting to render aid to the victim, they were pronounced dead at the scene.
The San Antonio Police Department is currently investigating.
Our condolences are with the family of the victim who lost his life in this fatal accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Fatal pedestrian crashes take the lives of hundreds of people annually in Texas. Quite often, these accidents are caused by driver negligence. Leading factors in these fatal accidents include:
- Driving while impaired
- Engaging in reckless driving behaviors
- Drowsy driving
- Driving while distracted
If your loved one has died as a result of another driver’s negligent or reckless actions, your family may be able to take legal action. A San Antonio wrongful death lawyer will be able to help guide you through the legal process and fight to ensure your family is able to get justice.
After a fatal collision, our wrongful death lawyers will build a strong case and demand timely compensation to make sure that your family has the money that you need to cover some of the losses in the damages that you face. Some of the damages that were team will demand compensation for include:
- Funeral expenses and burial fees
- Loss of consortium (parental guidance, companionship, etc.)
- Lost earning capacity
- Loss of services
- Loss of inheritance
It is important that you reach out to our team as soon as possible to ensure your family is on the best path toward getting justice.
Our dedicated San Antonio pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm understand that fatal auto accidents can have an overwhelming impact on families. For this reason, our team will provide you with full-service legal representation to ensure you are family is able to get justice. Our team will build the strongest claim possible on your behalf and fight for fair compensation, so you can cover the costs and the losses that you face after losing a loved one. It is important that you reach out to our law firm as soon as possible to get started on your case. Contact us today at 210-340-5550 for more information or to schedule a free consultation with one of our compassionate legal advocates so that you can start the journey toward finding peace after losing a loved one in a fatal pedestrian crash.
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