San Antonio, TX (November 4, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Saturday evening led to one woman being hospitalized with injuries. The crash occurred just after 5:00 p.m. on November 4.
According to reports provided by the San Antonio Police Department, a woman in her 50s was struck by a train as she was traveling in the area of South Hackberry Street and West Boyer Street.
The woman was injured in the accident. One ambulance responded to the scene to provide care to the woman and transport her to a local hospital for further treatment. Authorities believe that the woman may have suffered internal injuries or a spinal cord injury as a result of the crash.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured woman recovers quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian crashes and taxes are the cause of more than 800 deaths every year. Tens of thousands of people are injured as a result of these accidents. Regrettably, many pedestrians are left severely harmed in crashes due to the negligence of other drivers. Common factors in these accidents include:
- Impaired driving
- Poor visibility conditions
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Distracted driving
- Disobeying traffic signals and signs
- Reckless driving
When innocent pedestrians are hurt as a result of negligent drivers, they have the ability to file a claim for compensation. A personal injury lawsuit can help to ensure you have the financial resources that you need after your crash.
You Need an Attorney in Your Corner
When it comes to filing a legal claim, insurance companies will often do everything in their power to prevent you from getting the money that you need. For this reason, it is highly advisable that you seek legal representation right away. There are several reasons why it is a good idea to hire an attorney to represent you. Some of the main reasons include:
- Insurance companies will employ various tactics to hinder your rightful compensation.
- Others involved in the accident may attempt to shift the blame onto you.
- Assessing the precise value of your pedestrian accident lawsuit can be a complex task.
- Determining the cause of your accident can be challenging.
- Multiple parties may share responsibility for your injuries, which you might not initially recognize.
It is important to reach out to a dedicated pedestrian accident lawyer in San Antonio immediately to ensure your rights are protected.
Get in Touch with Our Legal Team Now
The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover has over 30 years of experience fighting for the rights of car accident victims in San Antonio and surrounding areas. Our dedicated team of lawyers will provide you with the support and guidance needed to navigate through this difficult time and help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries and damages.
Our team will fight fearlessly to ensure that the person who caused you damages and injuries is held accountable. To get started on your personal injury case, reach out to our Texas personal injury law firm by calling at (210) 226-2000 today to get started with a free consultation and let our team take all of the legal work off your shoulders.
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