San Antonio, TX (April 11, 2022) – One man has lost his life as a result of a pedestrian accident in the San Antonio area. At around 2 p.m., on April 9, the San Antonio Police Department was requested on-site at a crash on De Zavala Road.
Reports provided by local authorities show that 64-year-old Rickey Ward was walking south on De Zavala Road when he was struck by a left-turning pickup truck.
Ward sustained severe injuries as a result of the accident. Emergency crews rushed to the scene to render aid to the victim. However, he was pronounced deceased on-site.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Each year, pedestrian crashes in Texas claim the lives of more than 700 people. These accidents often occur as a result of driver negligence. We see far too many innocent parties lose their lives in accidents due to drivers who are distracted, impaired, or engaging in otherwise reckless actions while operating their vehicles. Losing a loved one in an accident can devastatingly impact surviving family members.
If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, you will most likely face towering financial consequences. Covering medical expenses and funeral costs are tasks made even more challenging by the fact that your family may have lost a source of income they have grown to depend on.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident, you must reach out to a San Antonio wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Our team can meet with you to determine the most appropriate steps forward at your earliest convenience.
San Antonio Wrongful Death Lawyers
Our San Antonio pedestrian accident lawyers at Packard Law Firm will investigate your loved one’s accident, work with experts to build the strongest case imaginable, and aggressively negotiate financial compensation on your behalf. We wholeheartedly believe that families should recover compensation to help cover the costs they face as a result of another person’s reckless and negligent actions. Our team will help your family recover compensation to help alleviate the impacts of:
- Lost earnings
- Funeral expenses
- Burial fees
- Medical costs
- Loss of companionship
- Pain and suffering
- And more
If you have lost a loved one as a result of an accident, it is crucial that you have representation you can truly trust. At Packard Law Firm, we strive to provide each client with the most trusted, individualized representation possible. Contact our Texas personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to meet with our team to see how we can help you. Call (210) 340-8877 to schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation to get started today.
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