Cyclist Injured in Accident in San Marcos

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

A cyclist traveling on Monterrey Oaks Drive was struck from behind by a vehicle in a San Marcos bicycle accident on Tuesday morning, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries, officials reported.

The cyclist who was killed while riding in San Marcos was identified as 57-year-old Sidney “Bud” Turner.

Although police are still investigating the cycling accident in San Marcos, Turner was, in fact, using a headlight on his bicycle, which is required by law. In addition, Turner’s bicycle was outfitted with a red reflector on the rear.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Turner called 911 and remained on the scene of the cycling accident. Police said he still could have charges filed against him.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a cycling accident or bicycle crash, call our biking accident lawyers in Austin, San Antonio, Temple and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our personal injury law firm in Austin online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our traffic accident lawyers in Travis County and across the state for a free initial case evaluation today.

Our attorneys have access to private investigators and registered nurses right on staff, allowing us to begin gathering evidence related to the accidents of our clients immediately while holding negligent drivers responsible for carelessness and seeking just compensation for injuries and loss. We care. We can help.


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