San Antonio, TX (January 8, 2024) – A man was hospitalized with significant injuries following a crash that occurred in a construction zone in San Antonio. The crash was reported at around 9:30 a.m. on January 7. According to reports provided by the San Antonio Police Department, a 76-year-old man was struck by a vehicle on West Commerce Street at the intersection of South Santa Rosa Avenue.
The vehicle, identified as a Ford F150 pickup truck, was traveling southbound through the construction zone. The pedestrian, who was identified as a vendor in market Square, parked his car between construction barricades on the roadway. As the Ford proceeded forward, it struck the pedestrian and his vehicle. The pedestrian was severely injured in the crash. He was rushed to an area hospital for emergency treatment of critical injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured pedestrian makes a timely recovery following this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian accidents are the cause of thousands of injuries in Texas each year. In many cases, these accidents take place due to drivers who are reckless and negligent. Many collisions are a result of distracted drivers, drivers who are impaired, speeding motorists, and drivers who are otherwise negligent. Unfortunately, pedestrian crashes can result in severe injuries that demand medical care.
Common Injuries to Pedestrians
Pedestrian accidents can result in a range of common injuries, often due to the vulnerability of individuals on foot when colliding with larger, more substantial vehicles. Injuries frequently seen in pedestrian crashes include fractures, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, and soft tissue damage.
Broken bones, concussions, and severe bruising are not uncommon, given the impact of a collision. These injuries can have long-lasting effects, leading to extensive medical treatments, rehabilitation, and emotional distress. Seeking immediate medical attention is crucial, but so is securing legal assistance.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident, it is essential to consult with a San Antonio pedestrian accident lawyer. They can navigate the complexities of the legal system, gather evidence, and advocate for your rights, ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve for medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional suffering.
Call Our Law Firm Now
Accidents can be traumatic and overwhelming, but seeking help from a car accident lawyer can make all the difference in getting the justice and compensation you deserve. At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we are committed to helping our clients protect their rights and recover the maximum amount of compensation possible for their injuries. With our dedicated legal team by your side, you can rest assured that we will fight tirelessly on your behalf as we work towards achieving a favorable outcome for your case. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000 and take the first step toward getting the justice you deserve after an accident.
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