San Antonio, TX (November 7, 2023) – The San Antonio Police Department responded to the scene of an automobile accident in which a 70-year-old man sustained injuries.
The accident occurred at around 12:50 a.m. on November 5.
According to local law enforcement, a man was struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of 3rd Street. The man was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by the vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene of the accident without stopping.
The pedestrian sustained injuries in the crash. He was transported to a local hospital for emergency care.
The incident is actively being investigated by the San Antonio police.
We hope the injured man recovers quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian accidents are the cause of thousands of injuries in Texas each year. In many cases, these crashes are completely preventable. Innocent people continue to sustain severe and life-changing injuries as a result of drivers who are reckless. Leading factors and pedestrian accidents include:
- Distracted driving
- Reckless driving
- Impaired driving
- Running red lights
- Failing to yield
When pedestrians are heard as a result of car accidents, they have the ability to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party.
What Types of Damages Can I Seek in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
A personal injury claim provides you with the ability to seek compensation for the damages that you face. This can include both economic and non-economic damages following your accident. Some of the most common damages requested in personal injury claims include:
- Lost income
- Loss of earning capacity
- Property damage
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Therapy costs
- Loss of consortium
To provide yourself with the best chance of maximizing your recovery, it is crucial that you seek legal representation from a pedestrian accident lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to start gathering evidence for you and building a strong case on your behalf. Your attorney will take the steps needed to negotiate compensation to ensure you get the maximum possible compensation moving forward.
Let Our Team Guide You
In the aftermath of a car accident, it is crucial to have a strong and reliable legal team on your side. The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover brings over three decades of experience and dedication to helping victims fight for their rights and receive fair compensation for their injuries. Our team understands the complexities of personal injury cases in San Antonio and will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the justice you deserve. Let us handle the legal aspects while you focus on healing from this traumatic experience. Contact us today for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000 and let us be there for you every step of the way.
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