Houston, TX (July 28, 2021) – A bicyclist lost their life on a roadway in Houston on the night of July 27/Morning of July 28. According to reports, a 25-year-old cyclist was hit by a car on Westheimer Road when he was crossing the street in the 6200 block of Westheimer on a BMX bike.
During this time, the bicyclist was hit by a Nissan Maxima that was headed east on Westheimer. The driver stopped to render aid, however, the bicyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene.
No one involved has been identified to the public at this point in time as authorities in Houston continue to investigate. Delays in traffic were observed for some time while crews worked to clear the scene.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time.
Texas Vehicle Accidents
Thousands of people are injured in vehicle collisions in the Lone Star State every single year. On average, about 3,500 lose their lives in these accidents. In 2018, one person lost their life every two hours and 24 minutes in Texas due to a Texas car accident. One person sustained injuries approximately every two minutes and seven seconds, and a reportable accident took place every 58 seconds.
Being injured in an accident in Texas can be a very painful and nerve-wracking experience, not to mention expensive. Depending on the circumstances of your wreck, you may be faced with debilitating pain and suffering. If you believe that your crash was caused by the negligence of another person on the road, contacting a Houston personal injury attorney may be your best bet in order to receive full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another driver, you may be entitled to financial compensation to cover things like pain and suffering, funeral costs, and loss of consortium, among others. Contact the law office of Williams Hart & Boundas in order to be connected with a reputable and skilled wrongful death attorney in Houston. An attorney will be able to inform you of your legal right toward the collection of just financial compensation to cover any damages that you may have dealt with due to your recent crash. Call our law firm at 713-999-6945 as soon as possible in order to inquire about collecting financial compensation for your injuries and losses.
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Disclaimer: We write these posts with the intention of providing general information about driving safety with the hope that people will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an accident. If you are in an accident, we want to make sure that you know how to react appropriately. This post is not intended to be deemed as legal or medical advice of any kind. The picture used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.