• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: December 2019
Woman Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

Austin, TX (12/17/2019) – A woman originally injured in a hit-and-run accident has now died, according to Austin Police Department.

Officers say a man and woman on separate bikes were stopped on Cameron Road early Monday morning around 2:25 a.m. The woman was tending to a wooden trailer attached to her bike when a truck headed southbound drove through and crashed into the woman and the bike. The driver fled the scene.

The woman was taken to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

The man was not hurt in the accident.

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

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Death is 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 of wrongful death.

An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: CBS Austin

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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