Austin Cycling Accident Leaves Rider in Serious Condition

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 12-Oct-2012

A cycling accident in Austin left a rider in serious condition when he was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of 15th Street and Guadalupe, police said.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the cyclist was arrested for failing to stop and render aid and intoxication assault after police located the driver downtown.

According to Austin police, the bicyclist was dragged by the vehicle for several feet.

The unidentified cyclist was transported to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries he incurred in the cycling accident in Austin. Police are still investigating the accident and are asking for witnesses who may be able to provide additional information, to come forward.

Cycling accidents have been prevalent in the news recently, highlighting the necessary care drivers should take when operating a vehicle among bicyclists and pedestrians. Austin is a popular place for avid riders, runners, walkers and active residents and visitors traveling the city by foot or bicycle, making it imperative that drivers pay close attention to those surrounding.

If you or a loved one has been injured or been killed in a bicycle accident, call our pedestrian and cycling accident attorneys in Austin, Round Rock, Temple and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our Travis County bicycle lawyers online or visit one of the 10 Texas law firm locations across the state for a free case evaluation today.

Our bicycle accident attorneys in Central Texas and across the state are supported by on-staff investigators and nurses, giving us the resources and reach to effectively and thoroughly evaluate and investigate our clients’ claims. Don’t wait. Call today. We care. We can help.

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