News: Hit-and-run drivers fatally strikes cyclist on FM 529

News: Hit-and-run drivers fatally strikes cyclist on FM 529

Posted on Friday, October 1st, 2021 at 11:31 pm    

KATY, TX – Two hit-and-run drivers collided with a male bicyclist on the 15200 block of FM 529 overnight, Fox 26 Houston reports.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the bicyclist was riding a bike when inadequate lighting on a dark stretch of eastbound FM 529 struck him by the first motorist. That driver then struck a sign in the grass off the roadway before fleeing the area.

The victim was attempting to crawl off the road when he was struck by another who also fled the accident scene.

It is unclear exactly when the victim died. His identity is also unknown at this time.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides for the benefit of our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured while riding a bicycle because of a driver’s reckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston bicycle accident attorney at absolutely no cost to you.


NEWS: Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes bicyclist on East Fwy feeder rd

Posted on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at 7:24 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A bicyclist died following a hit-and-run collision on the 14100 block of the East Fwy feeder rd Wednesday, according to ABC 13.

The bicyclist riding in the westbound lanes of the road when he was struck from behind by the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene.

Emergency crews arrived at the crash site around 11:45 and pronounced the bicyclist dead at the scene.

Police are reviewing surveillance footage in hopes it might aid their investigation.

The name of the victim has not been released at this time.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides for the benefit of our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured while riding a bicycle because of another driver’s reckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston bicycle accident attorney absolutely no cost to you.