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San Antonio, TX – Two Teens Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Roosevelt Ave near E White Ave

by | Jan 13, 2023 | Auto Accidents, Personal Injury | 0 comments

San Antonio, TX (January 13, 2023) – A pedestrian accident was reported on Thursday evening that sent two teens to a local hospital with injuries. At around 6:30 p.m., on January 12, the San Antonio Police Department was requested to provide assistance at the scene of an accident on the south side of the city.

According to law enforcement, a 13-year-old and an 18-year-old were in the neighborhood selling candies in the area of Roosevelt Avenue and East White Avenue. As the two teens attempted to cross the roadway, they were struck by a pickup truck.

Both of the teens suffered serious injuries in the accident. The two victims were rushed to area hospitals for emergency care. One of the victims was admitted to the hospital in critical condition.

The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated by the police in San Antonio.

We hope both of the pedestrians are able to recover quickly following this accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

San Antonio, TX – Two Teens Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Roosevelt Ave near E White AvePedestrian crashes increased by nearly 15% in Texas in 2021. These accidents continue to take the lives of hundreds of people every year. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are often preventable. We see many innocent people die as a result of drivers who engage in negligent actions. In addition to the high number of fatalities, we also see tens of thousands of people left with serious injuries due to these devastating accidents. Some common factors in pedestrian crashes across our state include:

  • Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol.
  • Drivers who are distracted by food, passengers, and cell phones.
  • Drivers who are traveling too fast for road conditions or weather.
  • Drivers who recklessly change lanes.
  • Drivers who failed to yield.
  • Drivers who are under the influence of intoxicants.

If you have been injured as a result of the pedestrian crash, you may be able to seek financial compensation to alleviate the impact of your medical expenses and various other damages that you face. Reaching out to a San Antonio pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible can help to ensure that you have the best chance of getting justice after being harmed. An attorney will be able to fight for fair compensation on your behalf and hold the person who caused her pain and suffering accountable for their actions.

At Wyatt Law Firm, our Texas pedestrian accident lawyers are dedicated to helping those who have been harmed in pedestrian crashes recover the compensation they need to cover the damages they face moving forward. We understand that filing a personal injury claim can be difficult, which is why we strive to provide individualized legal representation to ensure your best interests are protected every step of the way. If you are interested in seeing how our team can help you, contact our Texas personal injury law firm at 210-340-5550 to schedule a free consultation

Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.