San Antonio, TX (October 26, 2023) – The San Antonio Police Department confirmed that 46-year-old Noemi Yanez lost her life in a fatal bicycle crash that occurred early Wednesday morning, October 25.
At around 6:30 a.m., SAPD officers were called to assist firefighters at the scene of a collision on South General McMullen Drive.
Law enforcement reports show that Yanez was riding a bicycle on South General McMullen Drive when a dark-colored SUV traveled down the roadway and struck her.
Yanez incurred fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced deceased from her injuries by responding law enforcement officers.
The incident is being investigated at this time.
We offer our condolences to the family of Noemi Yanez at this time.
Texas Fatal Bicycle Collisions
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles reported that a total of 2,265 bicycle crashes occurred in Texas in 2021. These crashes left thousands injured while claiming the lives of nearly 100 riders. Bicycle accidents often occur as a result of driver negligence. The leading factors are:
- Drivers who are distracted by their cell phones or simply not watching the road ahead
- Drivers who do not yield to bicyclists
- Drivers who fail to maintain a single lane of travel
Experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can be quite difficult to deal with. It is simply not possible to prepare for the impact of a fatal bicycle accident. However, it is important that your family is aware of your legal options. Seeking help from a San Antonio wrongful death lawyer can provide you with the best chance of getting justice.
How Can a Wrongful Death Lawyer Help Me?
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, a skilled and dedicated wrongful death lawyer can be invaluable. Our San Antonio bicycle accident lawyers at The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover understand just how overwhelming it can be for families to grieve the loss of a loved one and how impossible it may seem to navigate the legal system in order to get justice. For this reason, our team can help take all of the legal work off your hands and fight to protect your rights as you focus on your family.
Our legal team will perform a crash investigation for you and gather strong evidence from various sources. We will work with experts who can recreate the crash to show how negligence led to your loved one’s passing. We will also handle all of the communication with the insurance company so that you are not wrongfully denied the compensation you need and deserve for your damages.
The Time to Act is Now
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, it is vital that your family acts quickly to take legal action. Waiting can result in the loss of evidence and make it more difficult to reach out to witnesses to get statements in support of your claim. It is undeniable that your family deserves justice, and our San Antonio car accident lawyers will do everything possible to ensure you get it. Contact The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover now to schedule a free consultation at (210) 226-2000.
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