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Houston, TX – 62-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed in Hit-&-Run on Foy Ln

by | Mar 3, 2023 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Houston, TX (March 2, 2023) – On Wednesday morning, March 1, a cyclist was killed after being involved in a hit-and-run in Houston. 

The deadly crash was reported at the 10800 block of Foy Lane in the Jensen area. It was revealed that a tan Lincoln Continental was traveling northbound when they hit the rider. The driver did not stop and fled the scene. 

A witness followed the suspect to his home in the 3200 block of Cedar Hill Lane. The deceased victim’s bike was found lodged underneath the vehicle, and the driver was taken into custody. 

No further information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Texas

Houston, TX - 62-Year-Old Bicyclist Killed in Hit-&-Run on Foy LnIn Texas, bicycle accidents claim the lives of about 60 riders each year. One of the ten most hazardous cities in the United States for bikers is Houston. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 726 people died nationwide in bicycle-vehicle collisions in 2012, and it was projected that 49,000 cyclists were hurt that year. 

All of us will lose a loved one at some point in our lives, but an unexpected loss can be very difficult. When a loved one dies in an unexpected auto accident, you could never have anticipated how drastically and profoundly your everyday life would change. During this terrible time in your life, it may be difficult for you and your loved ones to provide the survivors of your family with both material and emotional support.

It could be difficult to decide whether to launch a lawsuit after a loved one passes away. We are aware of how you are feeling after the loss of a dear relative in your family. You might not even be considering launching a wrongful death case at this time. If a bereaved family seeks justice and receives fair compensation, they may feel safer and more at peace. A wrongful death lawsuit could stop a negligent motorist from hurting someone else. In some circumstances, a lawsuit may need to be filed to ascertain the true cause of the fatal auto accident.

If a member of your family passed away as a result of someone else’s negligence, you and your family may be entitled to compensation. You can make a claim asking that the party at fault pay for your losses as a result of the horrific accident with the help of a Houston wrongful death attorney. Consult a lawyer at Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC if you have recently lost a family member in a car accident. Call us today to discover if you qualify for compensation. If there has been a wrongful death in the family, call 210-340-5550 to speak with a lawyer about how we might be able to help you with your recovery.

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.