The Texas Longhorns and its huge fan base (including Mr. Berenson who graduated from the University of Texas in 1976) are in mourning after learning that Cedric Benson died in a motorcycle crash in Austin Saturday night. What a terrible way to begin the football season.
Cedric was one of the best running backs in the history of Texas high school and the University, then played eight years in the NFL with the Bears, Bengals, and Packers. He was 36 years old. We extend my condolences to his family and the family of his passenger who also died at the scene.
We at Berenson Injury Law want our roads to be safer for all motorists, including for those who ride motorcycles. You have to ask
- Why does Texas have more fatal crashes than any other state?
- Why do about 500 people die each year riding their motorcycles in Texas
- What causes us to be #1 in this terrible category?
- How can we stop so many motorcycle riders and other motorists from dying and being injured on our roads? Continue reading