San Antonio Pedestrian Hit and Run Accident Kills Homeless Man

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 10-Oct-2012

A pedestrian accident in San Antonio claimed the life of a homeless man when he was struck by a pickup truck while crossing the street near Walzem and Montgomery by HEB on Tuesday night, police said.

Although the man’s name has not been revealed, witnesses said they recognized him as a homeless man who frequented the area. Police said he was approximately 60-years-old.

The driver involved in the hit and run accident in San Antonio left the scene. The man who was struck was pronounced dead at the scene of the pedestrian accident in San Antonio, Tx.

Witnesses were able to provide authorities with a partial portion of the silver Ford pickup truck’s license plate and officials are looking into gaining more information from HEB security camera footage.

The pedestrian accident occurred around 7:30 p.m., police said.

Because of the high levels of foot traffic, public transportation and tourist attractions, larger cities and metropolitan areas are sometimes plagued by pedestrian accidents. In some situations, when a driver and people surrounding stop and offer aid to the victims of a pedestrian accident, they may be able to quickly receive the medical attention they need. In contrast, some victims may experience more serious injuries as a result of not receiving immediate help or medical care.

If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one because of a hit and run accident, you may still have a claim, despite whether or not the driver of a vehicle that struck you has been found. While our team of attorneys have access to private investigators right on staff, who are available to begin immediately compiling evidence related to your loved one’s fatal accident.

For a free initial case evaluation, call our pedestrian attorneys in San Antonio and across the state at 254-633-2983, contact our personal injury law firm in San Antonio Tx online, or visit one of the 10 office locations for our pedestrian accident lawyers in Bexar County and around the state. We care. We can help.

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