• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: July 2021

San Angelo, TX (7/23/2021) – A vehicle race sent one person to the hospital on Friday in San Angelo.

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The accident happened around 1:59 a.m. on N. Koenigheim Street when a passenger car was racing a motorcycle. The motorcycle lost control and crashed.

The rider of the motorcycle was injured and taken to the hospital with serious injuries. He was identified as 28-year-old Keifer Ekert. 

The driver of the car, 28-year-old Anthony Padilla, was arrested. 

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer

Street racing crashes are incidents that end up in tragedy and should never be conducted in the first place. The case above is exactly the reason why – a motorcyclist was injured and sent to the hospital with serious injuries. Injury and death are one of the deadliest results to come from a car accident. It involves damages such as pain and suffering, funeral expenses, and even loss of inheritance. Because these damages can be devastating, it is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands the damages from a car accident.

If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident that involves street racing, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options to seek compensation. Call Houston auto accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Go San Angelo

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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