San Antonio, TX (January 8, 2024) – A Good Samaritan lost their life as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Saturday evening in San Antonio. The San Antonio Police Department was notified of the crash at approximately 11:20 p.m. on January 6.
SAPD reports show that a 40-year-old man was outside of his Ford Explorer and the 6900 block of Northwest Loop 410 access road. As he was attempting to get the car Jack from the bed of his truck to assist somebody with a flat tire, a red Mitsubishi traveling through the roadway struck the man, causing severe injuries. The pedestrian was rushed to an area hospital for emergency treatment. He later passed away from his injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Fatal accidents in Texas take the lives of thousands of people annually. As you can imagine, pedestrians are more vulnerable to suffering severe and fatal injuries due to being unprotected during accidents. Fatal pedestrian accidents are often a result of drivers who are distracted, impaired, or otherwise negligent while operating their vehicles.
Families who lose loved ones often have to deal with overwhelming consequences. For this reason, it is vital that families take legal action right away.
Filing a Wrongful Death Case
Filing a wrongful death case following a fatal pedestrian accident is crucial for several reasons. Beyond seeking justice for the tragic loss of a loved one, such legal action serves to hold responsible parties accountable for their actions or negligence. This not only provides a sense of closure for grieving families but also acts as a deterrent against similar incidents in the future.
Additionally, pursuing a wrongful death case can alleviate the financial burden that often arises from medical expenses, funeral costs, and the loss of the deceased’s income. It offers an opportunity for survivors to obtain compensation and support to rebuild their lives. In these challenging times, reaching out to a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible is imperative to ensure that your rights are protected and the legal process is initiated as soon as possible, allowing for a thorough investigation and presentation of a strong case.
Call Our Law Firm Today
Dealing with the loss of a loved one in a fatal collision is an incredibly emotional and overwhelming experience. The last thing anyone wants to think about during this time is legal proceedings. That’s why The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover are here to help you get justice for your losses without adding any additional strain on you and your family. Our team will handle all aspects of your case, allowing you to focus on healing and finding closure after such a devastating event. We understand that time is crucial when it comes to seeking legal action, which is why we offer free consultations at (210) 226-2000 so we can begin fighting for your rights as soon as possible. Let us be there for you during this difficult time and help bring some sense of closure through justice.
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