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Seagoville, TX – Bicycle Crash on US-175 Takes Life of Martin Cornejo

by | Oct 20, 2021 | Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Seagoville, TX (October 20, 2021) – One person has lost their life following a motor vehicle collision on Friday evening in Seagoville, according to local law enforcement.

At around 11 p.m., on October 15, reports indicate that 28-year-old Martin Cornejo of Seagoville was riding a bicycle on the services road of US Highway 175. For unknown reasons, a moving vehicle struck Cornejo, causing him serious 9injuries.

The bicyclist was rushed to a hospital in Dallas where he later passed away from his injuries.

At this time, the police department is investigating to determine the cause of the crash.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Martin Cornejo. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Texas

Seagoville, TX – Bicycle Crash on US-175 Takes Life of Martin CornejoMotor vehicle collisions in Texas claim the lives of nearly 4,000 people every year. In many cases, people end up suffering fatal injuries in crashes due to the negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road. Regrettably, there are many instances where bicyclists are harmed in auto wrecks due to negligence and reckless motorists. Some of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents in Texas include:

  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Distraction
  • Running red lights
  • Speeding
  • Impairment

Sharing roads with drivers who are reckless, negligent, and malicious while traveling can drastically increase the chances that accidents will occur. When victims lose their lives in crashes, surviving family members often have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses, deal with lost earnings, and are overcome by the mental and financial consequences that continue to compound.

If your loved one has lost their life in a bicycle accident, chances are that you may be unaware of legal options available to help you move forward. Seeking the guidance of a San Antonio wrongful death lawyer can help you get justice. A knowledgeable legal team will review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine what options are available for you to move forward and get justice for your loved one.

Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers

Our San Antonio bicycle accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience helping bereaved families get justice. Our team fully understands what families are going through during these difficult times. We provide only the most trusted and effective representation to ensure our clients are protected. We are passionate about helping people who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable.

We fight for our clients through aggressive representation while remaining compassionate to their needs. We understand the difficulties that families face after losing loved ones. This drives our team to provide the most compassionate and responsive representation imaginable.

Our law firm offers free consultations to all prospective clients so we can discuss legal options available to help your family get justice. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers any time to schedule a meeting with our law firm by calling 210-340-5550. We are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you get justice.

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.