Laredo, TX - Two Pedestrians Hit at Jefferson St & Santa Cleotilde Ave

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Laredo, TX (March 26, 2024) - A man reportedly hit two pedestrians after a fight in the Laredo area on Monday, March 25. The incident was reported early that morning at around 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Santa Cleotilde Avenue. It was reported that 27-year-old Mauricio Contreras got into a fight when he attempted to leave the scene in a gray Ford Taurus. 

As Contreras was attempting to flee, he hit two people. One of the victims, a 32-year-old man, suffered injuries to his ankle and reported pain on the left side of his body. He was transported to Laredo Medical Center for treatment of sustained injuries. The second victim, a 33-year-old man, reportedly had pain in his left leg. He was taken to Doctors Hospital for treatment. A third party who was involved in the fight did not require hospitalization. Conteras is currently facing charges related to the incident. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Texas

Laredo, TX - Two Pedestrians Hit at Jefferson St & Santa Cleotilde AveTraveling as a pedestrian is far from safe in Texas. Unfortunately, the state’s cities are not designed for people to travel on foot, and if you walk to get around, you will almost always share the road with large motor vehicle. Pedestrians are at risk of suffering life-changing injuries when they are hit by a driver. Texas has experienced a rapid uptick in pedestrian fatalities in recent years. Statistics show that nearly one in five traffic deaths in the state involves a pedestrian. You may find it difficult to deal with your injuries while also pursuing a personal injury claim after a serious crash. 

You do not want to become overwhelmed after your accident. Unfortunately, many crash victims try to handle their claims alone, and this leaves them exposed as they fight for recovery. You should partner with a qualified Laredo personal injury lawyer in order to get the best possible outcome for your case. Call the offices the Edwards Law Firm today at 361-320-6752. 

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