(October 12, 2019) – A cyclist who was struck and killed by a vehicle on
Thursday morning has been identified as 45-year-old Javier Lopes.
According to a local news source, the bicycle accident
happened at around 11:30 a.m. October 10, at East Wooley Road and Industrial
Lopez was reportedly riding a bicycle in the westbound lane of Wooley Road when a tractor-trailer struck him.
The paramedics who responded to the incident pronounced the
Bicyclist dead at the scene.
Alcohol and drugs were not factors in the crash, the authorities
The tractor-trailer driver remained at the scene and
cooperated with the investigators.
The crash is under investigation.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian, a contributor to this site, is available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.