San Antonio bar named in $20 million lawsuit just after tragic loss of life of cyclist

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The new Mexican restaurant Cervecería Chapultepec opened this summertime in the former Fontaine’s area around the Pearl.

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A thirty day period just after 43-yr-old Beatrice “Bea” Gonzalez was struck down even though using with her bicycling club, her family members filed a lawsuit last 7 days suing the alleged drunk driver and a local bar identified only as “Not known Bar X.” On Might 12,  the title of that nearby establishment was revealed by the San Antonio Express-News to be Cervecería Chapultepec.

The Mexican chain is a relative newcomer to the San Antonio, and garnered headlines last calendar year when it opened its very first San Antonio place just blocks away from in which Gonzalez was killed on April 7. Cervecería Chapultepec serves up a hodgepodge menu which includes tacos, subs, and tortas alongside with cocktails, wine, and its namesake beer. It’s finest recognized, on the other hand for its 1-rate foods and beverages menu where by everything is priced at $2.90.

As the Categorical-Information reviews, the alleged drunk driver, Samantha Castillo, was reportedly consuming at the Cervecería Chapultepec at 906 E. Elmira St. on April 7 right before Gonzalez was struck by a black sedan in front of Central Catholic Higher College. 

Linked: San Antonio local community mourns tragic death of cycling ‘queen’

Gonzalez experienced reportedly rode forward of the pack and was ready on the sidewalk when a auto jumped the curb and strike her. Castillo, 22, was later charged with intoxication manslaughter.

Gonzalez’s demise shocked the cycling group and reverberated across the metropolis. In the days that adopted, several gathered in entrance of the Central Catholic superior faculty to mourn the mother and grandmother whose nickname was Queen B.

“The biking local community confirmed up for her and for her family members and for that we are forever grateful,” Brews and Crews posted in April. “Words cannot categorical how substantially Bea will be missed and we check with for your ongoing prayers as her loved ones and mates navigate this challenging time.”