Bicycle Accident in Medina, Texas Kills Avid Cyclist

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 13-Sep-2012

A Medina, Texas bicycle accidentclaimed the life of an avid cyclist on Tuesday, when he was struck by a vehicle while riding near his home in Bandera, officials reported.

Police identified the cyclist, who was killed on State Highway 16, as Randy Solis, 59. Solis was pronounced dead at the scene of the Texas bicycle accident.

An active member in his community, Solis was well known for his role at the Medina Community Library. In addition, Solis had recently cycled across the country on an 1,800 mile trek that took him 29 days.

Community members said Solis road from Bandera to Medina often, since he traveled to work by bicycle almost every day.

Officials said Solis was, in fact, wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

Even avid riders, who are familiar with some of the important safety aspects of cycling cannot always avoid the negligence of inattentive or careless drivers. Proper safety equipment cannot always safeguard cyclists from the serious weight and size difference of passenger vehicles in contrast with the lacking protection offered by a bicycle.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a bicycle accident, call our pedestrian and bicycle accident injury lawyers in San Antonio, Austin, Temple and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our personal injury law firm online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our San Antonio auto accident attorneys for a free consultation today.

With active runners and cyclists on our staff of more than 25 attorneys across the state, our caring team understands the difficulties facing pedestrians in Texas. In addition, our experienced cycling accident lawyers in South Texas have the resources and backing or private investigators right on staff as well as registered nurses, giving us immediate access to vital information, details and evidence. We care. We can help.

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