San Antonio, TX – Bicyclist Struck, Killed on Graf Rd at S Presa St

San Antonio, TX – Bicyclist Struck, Killed on Graf Rd at S Presa St

San Antonio, TX (February 15, 2024) – A bicycle accident reported in San Antonio on Tuesday evening claimed one person’s life. The crash was reported to the police department at around 4:50 p.m. on February 13.

According to official reports, a bicyclist was leaving a trailhead on the south side of the city during the early evening hours. As the bicyclist proceeded through the area of Graf Road and South Presa Street, he were struck by a vehicle. The bicyclist, a 65-year-old man, was fatally injured in the accident. He was pronounced dead on site by authorities. The San Antonio Police Department is currently investigating the incident.

We offer our condolences to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

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

Losing a loved one in a fatal collision is a devastating experience, but it is important to remember that legal action can help bring closure and justice for your family. Waiting too long to take action can result in critical evidence being lost or witnesses becoming difficult to reach. That’s why our team at The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover urges you to act quickly and reach out for a free consultation with our San Antonio car accident lawyers. We are committed to fighting for the rights of our clients and will do everything possible to ensure you receive the justice your family deserves. Get started on protecting your legal rights and getting justice for your loved one by calling us now at (210) 226-2000.

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Disclaimer: This post is purely informational and does not serve as a call for business. The information presented here should not be interpreted as legal or medical counsel. Additionally, the accompanying photograph is illustrative and was not captured at the actual site of the incident.