Corpus Christi, TX – Motorcyclist Killed by Drunk Driver on SPID Feeder Rd in Flour Bluff

Corpus Christi, TX – Motorcyclist Killed by Drunk Driver on SPID Feeder Rd in Flour Bluff

Corpus Christi, TX (October 12, 2022) – A woman in Corpus Christi was charged with intoxication manslaughter after she collided with a motorcyclist while headed the wrong way on South Padre Island Drive. The motorcyclist lost their life in the collision, according to reports. 

Police in Corpus Christi were dispatched to the scene of the head-on crash that occurred in the eastbound lanes of the SPID feeder road near Waldron in Flour Bluff on the night of Sunday, October 9. 

Emergency crews were seen in the area at around 10:30 p.m. Police reported that Sarah Hoss, age 30, was headed in the wrong direction down the feeder road going toward Waldron when she drove through the intersection and struck the motorcyclist who was stopped at the red light. 

She did not try to brake before striking the biker. She kept driving and stopped about 860 feet from the crash site, reports read. The 54-year-old motorcyclist was identified as Eutimo “Tim” Barrera, a resident of Amarillo. He was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Barrera was living in Corpus Christi. Authorities continue to investigate the details of the incident. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Auto Accidents in Texas

Car accidents happen constantly in the United States and throughout Texas. On average, the state of Texas sees over 400,000 vehicle collisions per year that injure hundreds of thousands of people and take the lives of more than 3,000 each year. These wrecks happen for numerous reasons, however, driver negligence is the main cause of auto collisions in the Lone Star State. 

Driver negligence has become a serious issue in the state of Texas throughout the past decade. Drivers who are distracted, fatigued, intoxicated, and speeding cause almost all of the car crashes reported in the state, and across the entire country. The auto accidents that happen due to the actions of negligent drivers are usually more severe than other types of collisions. This is because negligent drivers usually not paying attention to their surroundings. 

If you or someone you love has been hurt in a car crash caused by negligence, you could be stuck in the hospital for a prolonged period of time and unable to work. This could turn your life upside down by causing you serious financial hardships. A car crash lawyer in Corpus Christi could be a great help to you during this difficult time. 

By filing a personal injury claim, you may be able to collect financial compensation that could help you pay for medical bills, repairs to your vehicle, and more. You should not have to pay for all of the costs related to your collision, especially if it was caused by another person’s careless and/or reckless actions. 

Victims and their families often suffer a great deal after serious injuries are needlessly caused by the carelessness of other people on the road. Allow a Corpus Christi motorcycle accident attorney like Joe Brad Brock to help you better understand your legal rights as an injured accident victim. Joe Brad Brock, a skilled and qualified South Texas personal injury attorney, will not only help you to better understand your legal rights, but he will also assist you in exercising them in order to receive just compensation for your injuries.

At the law office of Joe Brad Brock in Corpus Christi, we have been working for decades to help injured crash victims make full financial recoveries after they were hurt by negligent drivers. You can reach our law office by calling (361) 884-1086 if you or a loved one are seeking financial compensation for injuries and losses suffered in an injurious Texas car accident caused by negligence.

Note: These posts are written with the use of outside sources. These outside sources include but are not limited to news reports, police reports, police news bulletins, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts about accidents in Texas. For this reason, the information provided in this post has not been verified independently by members of our firm or the writing team. If you discover any information that is not correct in our post, contact our firm and we will make every effort to correct the information to ensure that our post reflects the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: We take pride in being valued members of the local business community in Corpus Christi and are always striving to improve the safety of our fellow community members. While we are always saddened to know that someone was injured in an accident, attorney Joe Brad Brock hopes that through awareness and education, people will take the necessary precautions to avoid being injured in a serious accident like this. The information contained in these posts should not be considered legal advice or medical advice.  This post is not a solicitation for business and should not be viewed as such. The photos used in this post are not representative of the actual crash scene.