Schertz, TX (October 13, 2021) – A 16-year-old boy has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident late Tuesday evening, October 12, in the Schertz area.
At around 10 p.m., authorities were requested n-site at a crash on Farm to Market Road 1103.
Reports from local news sources show that a 16-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle on Farm to Market Road 1103 near the area of Interstate 35.
The teen was crossing the access road at the time of the crash.
The teen was severely injured in the accident. Officers responded to the scene and attempted lifesaving measures. However, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway with the Schertz Police Department.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the teen who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Schertz, Texas
Pedestrian accidents in the state of Texas claim the lives of more than 700 people each year. Between the years 2019 and 2020, the number of pedestrian fatalities in the state of Texas increased by nearly 8.5%. This increase resulted in more than 700 victims passing away as a result of these often preventable accidents.
When victims lose their lives in accidents, 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.
Your family will most likely have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on funeral expenses and deal with lost earnings. These and other financial burdens just make it more challenging to move forward. Seeking the guidance of a Schertz wrongful death lawyer can help you get justice. A skilled 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.
Schertz Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our Schertz pedestrian accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have extensive experience helping bereaved families get justice. We are committed to helping people who have endured the loss of loved ones hold negligent actors accountable. When it comes to helping families get justice after a loved one, we provide the most responsive and trusted representation for our clients to ensure they are in the best position possible to do so.
If your loved one has lost their life in a pedestrian accident, our team is available to meet with you and discuss the legal options available for you. By reaching out to our team at 361-533-1872, we can schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation to review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and determine the best options available to help you move forward.
Your family deserves answers and we are dedicated to helping you get them. We will remain by your side and advocate to protect your best interests and legal rights every step of the way. Our Texas personal injury lawyers are available any time to take your call.
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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