Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Vehicle on College Street in BeaumontKiprop Vincent
One Killed in Beaumont Bicycle Accident on College Street at Avenue G
Beaumont, Texas (February 15, 2020) – A bicyclist was fatally hit by a vehicle early Friday morning in Beaumont, according to the police.
The accident happened at about 2:15 a.m. February 14, in the 2500 block of College Street at Avenue G near Debb’s Liquor.
Police said the bicyclist was traveling eastbound in the far right lane of the street when he was rear-ended by a silver Hyundai accent, which was traveling in the same direction.
A deputy tried to perform life-saving efforts on the victim, but he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.
The crash closed the eastbound lanes of College Street for a short period.
The police are investigating the crash.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the person killed.
With the surge in the popularity of alternative transportation to save on fuel costs, bicycling has emerged as a new form of mobility forced to compete with motorized traffic in dangerous situations. This has resulted in many more accidents between human-powered vehicles and powerful engine-driven machines, producing tragic injuries as well as countless fatalities.
At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, our experienced lawyers will help you in this situation.
If you have lost someone in a bicycle accident, you should consult with attorneys who have a history of success in wrongful death and personal injury claims. To speak to a wrongful death attorney, please Click to call: 281-943-5555.