Nacogdoches, TX (June 10, 2022) – A deadly accident reported on Tuesday evening in Nacogdoches claimed one person’s life. At around 630 p.m., on June 7, the police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Old Tyler Road.
Reports provided by the police show that a 60-year-old man was riding a bicycle in the 3300 block of Old Tyler Road. For unknown reasons, he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
The bicyclist suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
No other injuries were reported in the crash.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Texas
Like other pedestrians, bicyclists have very little protection during accidents. As a result, they are more likely to suffer significant injuries during crashes. Unfortunately, more than 700 pedestrians lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Texas every year. Around 100 of these victims are using bicycles at the time of their accidents.
Losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident is one of the most challenging things that you will ever have to deal with. Unfortunately, the majority of victims end up passing away due to crashes that are completely preventable. We see countless victims end up suffering fatal injuries due to drivers who are distracted, impaired, or engaging in other reckless actions while operating their vehicles.
If your loved one has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. Working with a Nacogdoches wrongful death lawyer can provide you with the best chances of holding the person responsible for your loved one’s death to account.
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Our team will help you get the money you need to cover funeral arrangements, lost earning capacity, and various other damages you face moving forward. Our lawyers will remain by your side throughout the entire legal process and answer any questions you should have with regard to your case. We will help to educate you with regard to your rights, so you are better positioned to make informed decisions on your case.
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If your loved one has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you must reach out to our law firm today. Contact our Texas personal injury law firm by calling 210-340-5550 at your earliest convenience.
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