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Cycling Accident Claims Life of Respected Attorney

Emily Pitts12 months ago

Liberty County residents are mourning the death of a well respected immigration attorney who was fatally injured in a tragic cycling accident over the weekend.

Details of the Fatal Accident

According to ABC 13, Alvin N. Saenz, 52, from the Clear Lake area, died on Saturday after crashing his bike into the back of a parked car on the side of the road along the 4300 block of East State Highway 6.

EMS and local police responded to the accident around 10 am and found Saenz to have died at the scene due to his injuries.

The attorney was well-respected and often worked in Liberty County to represent clients practicing both general litigation and immigration law. 

Bicycle Accident Statistics

The following information was provided the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 743 people were killed in bicycle accidents in 2013 with 48,000 additional bicyclists injuries reported.
  • From 2011 to 2013, bicyclist fatalities increased by 8.9 percent.
  • Roughly 88-percent of bicyclists killed in crashes are male.

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