Cedar Park, TX (October 4, 2021) – Police and rescue officials responded to the scene of a serious crash involving a bicyclist in Cedar Park on Monday, October 4th. The crash happened around 11:45 a.m. on U.S. Highway 183 near East Little Elm and the Twin Lakes Family YMCA.
According to authorities, the accident happened in the highway’s northbound travel lanes. Due to the severity of the crash, the road was closed down while emergency workers provided assistance. Motorists were asked to find alternate routes of travel or to use caution when traveling near the scene. The bicyclist, who was not identified, was rushed to an area hospital. Their condition is not currently known. Police have not provided any information on the cause of the accident. The driver was not injured.
An investigation remains ongoing. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed. No further details have been released.
Our thoughts and best wishes are with the injured cyclist following this serious crash in Cedar Park. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Texas
Over a recent six-year period, there were a total of 16,807 bicycle crashes reported in Texas. From that number, 9,769 cyclists were hurt and, tragically, 362 people were killed. An additional 5,646 accidents were reported as involving possible but unverified injuries. Bicyclists are at great risk of being injured in an accident and should always take safety precautions to lower their risks. However, not all bicycle crashes are avoidable. This is mainly due to the actions of negligent drivers on the roadway.
A bicycle accident in San Antonio can take place very suddenly and unexpectedly. These accidents can leave bicyclists suffering from major injuries. These injuries include head trauma, broken bones, soft tissue injuries, and more. Unfortunately, the recovery period following a bicycle accident can be long and trying. These injuries often linger and can take weeks and months to heal. Meanwhile, the medical bills are piling up and you may be unable to enjoy the life that you once enjoyed prior to the crash.
Although a bicycle accident is a serious event, it does not have to define your life forever. Under Texas law, you could be entitled to receive compensation if you or a loved one have suffered injuries at the hands of a negligent driver. This includes the right to payment of your pain and suffering, medical bills, and more.
Texas Bicycle Accident Attorneys
At Wyatt Law Firm, our bicycle accident lawyers in San Antonio can help when you have been affected by a serious crash. We know the difficulties that you are facing during this time and we are here to help. Our team of attorneys has recovered more than 500 million dollars for innocent crash victims and we would be honored to assist you as well.
We are here and standing by to take your call at any time. Our firm provides free consultations for all potential clients. To speak with a San Antonio bicycle accident lawyer, please reach out to us online or give us a call at (210) 340-5550.
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.
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