Liberty County, TX (October 31, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported in Liberty County left several people injured, according to reports. On October 30, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office was called to provide assistance on-site at a crash on Highway 787.
Reports from authorities show that a group of cyclists was participating in an annual ride from San Diego, California to St. Augustine, Florida. As six cyclists traveled along the eastbound side of Highway 787, they were struck by a vehicle.
Two cyclists sustained severe injuries and were airlifted from the scene to a hospital in Beaumont. One other victim was transported via ambulance to a hospital in Kingwood for care.
Three others were treated for injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Texas
Between 2010 and 2016, over 16,800 crashes involving bicyclists took place in Texas. These crashes left over 9,700 people injured, caused possible injuries to over 5,600 more while taking the lives of more than 360 victims. Bicycle accidents are often contributed to some form of negligence. We see many people harmed in crashes caused by drunk drivers, those who are distracted, and people speeding. These crashes often cause painful injuries for victims. Some of the injuries that bicyclists incur include:
- Severe compound fractures
- Traumatic brain injuries that cause mental, physical, and emotional suffering
- Internal organ damages that are life-threatening
- Spinal cord injuries that lead to paralysis
If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident, you may have some legal options available to help you get justice. It is crucial that you know that you are not alone. Retaining the assistance of a San Antonio bicycle accident lawyer can help to ensure your legal rights are protected. Not only will our law firm fight to get you justice, but we will advocate on your behalf to ensure your best interests are protected.
Texas Personal Injury Lawyers
Our San Antonio personal injury lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of experience helping victims get justice following their crashes. Over the years, we have received several awards and accolades from the local community and our peers in the legal industry. These honors truly reflect how dedicated we are to helping victims get justice. Our team has received numerous accolades and awards from both our local community and peers in the legal industry. We continue to provide the most trusted representation for each person we work with to ensure both their legal rights and best interests are protected.
Our team will meet with you and your family, and determine what is most important to you. With this in mind, our lawyers will design the most effective plan to help you achieve your goals in recovery. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, do not move forward alone. Contact our Texas personal injury law firm at 210-340-5550 to see how we can help you get the justice and the compensation you deserve.
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