Laredo, TX – Teen on Bike Struck, Hurt in Crash on Willow St


Laredo, TX (April 26, 2024) – A bicyclist was injured as a result of a crash that occurred on Sunday, April 21. The police and firefighters were called to the scene of the accident at around 2:00 p.m.

Official reports indicate that a 15-year-old was riding a bicycle in the 1200 block of Willow Street when they were struck by a vehicle. The teen was severely injured as a result of the accident. The victim was transported to Laredo Medical Center in critical condition. The Chevrolet vehicle involved in the accident fled the scene. Authorities later located the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, identified as 23-year-old Stephanie Vera, was arrested and charged with an accident involving injuries. At this time, the incident is under investigation.

We hope the injured bicyclist recovers quickly following this crash.

Auto Accidents in Texas

Laredo, TX – Teen on Bike Struck, Hurt in Crash on Willow StCar accidents are sadly a common occurrence in Texas, where, every day, people find themselves hurt because of others driving carelessly. Among the chief causes of these accidents statewide are:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI): It's not just alcohol; drugs, whether prescription, over-the-counter, or illegal, significantly heighten the risk of an accident.
  • Ignoring Traffic Signals: Overlooking stop signs, traffic lights, and other signals is a recipe for severe mishaps.

When drivers fail to take their responsibilities on the road seriously, the consequences can be tragic. If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, it's crucial to consult with a Texas bicycle accident attorney as soon as possible. You might have legal avenues available to seek compensation for your injuries and other losses.

At The Edwards Law Firm, we are here to be your strong ally. Our team of personal injury lawyers brings together over fifty years of experience, a commitment to excellence, and a deep sense of empathy for our clients. We're known for our tenacious advocacy on behalf of our clients' rights, even against tough odds. More than just meeting expectations, we aim to exceed them, ensuring you receive the full compensation you deserve. You shouldn't have to face this challenging time alone. Allow us to handle the legal work while you concentrate on recovering. Call us at (361) 320-6752 for a free consultation, and together, we'll start the fight for the justice you deserve with determination and dedication.

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