Austin, TX (December 7, 2023) – A major motor vehicle accident reported in the Austin area left one person injured. Calls for help came in at around 1:15 p.m. on December 6. The Austin Police Department, Austin Travis County EMS, and firefighters all responded.
Crash reports indicate that a collision took place in the 6900 block of Interstate 35. The incident blocked the southbound side of the roadway. Authorities responded and shut down the road as they provided assistance. An adult victim was seriously injured in the crash. The victim was transported to Dell Seton Hospital for emergency care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Car Accidents in Texas
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were a total of 244,092 injury traffic crashes in Texas in 2022 alone. These accidents resulted in 4,481 fatalities and a significant number of injuries, with more than 15,000 people suffering serious injuries as a result of these collisions.
The data also reveals that certain factors contribute significantly to the frequency of car accidents in Texas. For instance, speeding was reported as a contributing factor in nearly one-third of all fatal crashes. Additionally, distracted driving played a role in over 90,000 crashes across the state.
Another alarming statistic is related to drunk driving incidents. In 2022, alcohol-impaired crashes accounted for approximately one-quarter of all traffic fatalities in Texas. It’s important to note that these numbers represent real people whose lives have been forever changed by car accidents.
What if You Were Injured?
If you have been unfortunate enough to be injured as a result of a car crash, you have legal options available. Seeking representation from a Texas car accident lawyer can help to ensure you are better positioned to protect your rights. Following an accident, a personal injury claim can help you recover compensation for some your damages and losses.
A personal injury lawsuit can help you get compensation for medical costs, lost earnings, repairs for your vehicle, and more. Having a dedicated legal team in your corner will provide you with the best chance of maximizing your financial recovery.
Contact Our Law Firm Today
In a world where accidents happen every day, it’s important to have a trusted and experienced legal team on your side. The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover has been dedicated to helping car crash victims for decades, obtaining fair compensation and seeking justice for those who have been injured. Our track record speaks for itself, as we have successfully handled thousands of injury cases and achieved positive results for our clients. We understand the devastation that comes with being in an accident, which is why we never back down when fighting for our client’s rights. If you have been injured as a result of a car crash, reach out to our Texas personal injury law firm (210) 226-2000. Your recovery matters to us and we will do everything in our power to help you get the justice you deserve.
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