Teen Injured in San Antonio Truck-Pedestrian Accident

An 18 wheeler accident in San Antonio left a teenage pedestrian with critical injuries over the weekend when the 17-year-old was struck by the big rig while attempting to cross the intersection at Braun Road, officials reported.

Police identified the young man as Cody Culp, a Junior at O’Connor High School.

According to witnesses who saw the accident, they previously spotted the young man after passing him at the intersection.

Authorities said the young man was transported to University Hospital in San Antonio for the treatment of injuries he’d endured as a result of the San Antonio truck accident.

Although witnesses believed the driver of the truck may have been traveling at a high rate of speed, San Antonio police are still investigating the accident. Most recently, police did not plan on filing any charges against the driver of the semi-truck and said he was cooperating with investigations.

Texas Truck Accident Lawyers in San Antonio

Accidents involving trucks and big rigs can be devastating, even when other vehicles are involved. But because of the sheer size and lacking protection of pedestrians, accidents involving both trucks and cyclers and those traveling on foot can be horrific.

At The Carlson Law Firm, our attorneys are experienced with helping the victims of 18 wheeler accidents in a wide array of circumstances. Truck accidents can involve complex details, including a vast num ber of truck owners, companies involved and drivers as well as maintenance companies and supervisors. As time progresses, and the diverse parties involved in a crash begin their own investigations, gathering evidence and uncovering specific details can be increasingly difficult for victims, who are often at a clear disadvantage. Many truck companies and the insurance companies representing them have resources, tools and investigators, making it even more important for victims and their loved ones to seek representation and help of their own.

If you’ve been injured in an 18 wheeler crash or lost a loved one, don’t wait, call our truck accident lawyers in Texas for help today. We care. We can help.

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