San Antonio, TX (April 4, 2022) – A skateboarder was struck by a vehicle on the Southwest Side of San Antonio late Saturday evening, leaving him with severe injuries.
Just before 11:30 p.m., on April 2, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a crash on Hutchins Place.
Reports from authorities show that a 21-year-old man was riding a skateboard while crossing in the 2800 block of Hutchins Place during the evening hours.
A black SUV was traveling northwest on Hutchins Place at the same time. For unknown reasons, the SUV struck the man.
The pedestrian was rushed to Brooke Army Medical Center in critical condition.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Texas
Pedestrian accidents claim the lives of more than 700 people every year. Thousands more are left with severe injuries that drastically impact their health and wellbeing. Victims of pedestrian accidents often suffer spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, and severely broken bones that require extensive medical care. These and other injuries often require immediate medical attention. In some cases, victims have to go through long-term care. Not only are injuries incredibly painful and debilitating, but they are often costly to treat.
After you leave the hospital, you should reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in San Antonio who can help you recover the compensation you need for these and other expenses you face moving forward.
If you have been hurt in a crash as a result of another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation to help cover medical expenses, alleviate lost wages, and help cover various economic and non-economic damages you face. A skilled and trusted legal team can ensure you are able to make the strongest impression while presenting your case as you demand justice.
San Antonio Personal Injury Lawyers
For almost 50-years, the Packard Law Firm has continued to serve people in Southeast Texas. Our San Antonio personal injury attorneys remained committed to helping victims get the justice they deserve after being injured in accidents. We provide an array of services for our clients to ensure they are able to protect their legal rights as they focus on recovering from painful injuries. We understand the difficulties that victims face and know how challenging it can be to pursue legal action against wrongdoers with no previous knowledge of the legal system.
Not only are we committed to providing each of our clients with the representation they can trust, but we provide each person we work with the dignity and compassion they deserve. If you have been injured in a car accident due to another driver’s negligence, contact our personal injury lawyers in Texas as soon as possible. By calling our team at (210) 340-8877, we can schedule a free case review at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and the legal options available to help you get justice.
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