An Austin, Texas man was found after being injured in a hit and run accident on Sunday. According to the New Braunfels police, a 24-year-old man was struck by a vehicle at approximately 1:10 a.m. The man was walking along W. San Antonia Street when he was struck by a vehicle, and the driver fled the scene of the accident. When emergency crews arrived, the pedestrian was unconscious and breathing. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Witnesses told investigators that a black pickup truck is responsible for the accident and authorities are searching for the suspect and the vehicle. Anyone with information regarding the accident is encouraged to contact authorities.
Over the past several years hit and run accident have slightly increased resulting in thousands of individuals sustaining physical, property, and emotional damages. All individuals involved in an auto accidents are required to remain at the scene of the accident, and when a driver fails to do so, they are committing the crime of a hit and run. There are several reasons for a hit-and-run accident and typically involve a driver attempting to avoid criminal consequences and financial responsibility. If you have been involved in a hit-and-run accident it is important to consult an experienced St. Louis hit-and-run accident attorney.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth have over 100 years of combined legal experience. Our attorneys have handled thousands of accident cases and have recovered over $350 million for our client's damages. We will take all steps to attempt to identify the driver responsible for your hit-and-run accident and hold them responsible for your damages. Even if we are unable to locate the driver, we will work to recover the maximum compensation available for your case. Contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.