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News: Police investigating hit-and-run that killed bicyclist near UH campus

News: Police investigating hit-and-run that killed bicyclist near UH campus

HOUSTON, TX – Police are investigating a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist near the University of Houston campus on Sunday night.

The Houston Chronicle reports that the collision occurred at about 8 a.m. on April 17, as 73-year-old James Turley was riding his recumbent bicycle north on Spur 5 near Elgin Street. A vehicle traveling west on Elgin struck Turley then left the scene without stopping.

Emergency responders pronounced Turley dead at the scene.

Police say they do not know who had the right of way at the time, but noted that it is illegal to leave the scene of an accident involving an injury.

They have not released a description of the driver or their vehicle at this time.

If you’ve been injured or lost a loved one in a collision involving a bicycle, Willie D. Powells III is here to help. As an experienced Houston bicycle accident attorney, Willie Powells knows how to get his clients the money they deserve for their medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Tell him about your experience today by calling 713.913.1566 or contacting him online.

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