Austin, TX (December 6, 2023) – At around 4:00 p.m. on December 5, officers with the Austin Police Department, Austin Fire Department firefighters, and the Austin Travis County EMS responded to the scene of an accident on West William Cannon Drive.
According to preliminary crash investigations, a collision between vehicles occurred in the 3600 block of the roadway. The incident blocked the road between Brodie Lane in Bannockburn Drive. EMS rendered aid to victims who suffered injuries in the accident as the police and firefighters worked on the removal of the damaged vehicles. At least one person was transported to a local hospital, where they underwent further treatment and evaluation. The incident is currently being investigated.
Our thoughts go out to those harmed as a result of this crash.
Car Accidents in Texas
Car accidents leave tens of thousands of people injured in Texas each year. The unfortunate truth is that the majority of these accidents are completely preventable. Drivers who are under the influence, distracted, or otherwise negligent continue to be leading factors in many of the accidents across our state.
After being harmed in a car crash, you have the ability to seek compensation from the responsible party for some of the losses and damages you face. This type of legal action can help alleviate some of the stress you face during this difficult time.
What Evidence Should I Gather to Support My Personal Injury Claim?
After being involved in a car crash, you have the ability to recover compensation by filing a personal injury claim. In order to prevail, you must have strong evidence against the defendant. Some of the evidence that you should gather for your personal injury claim includes:
- Police reports
- Medical reports and diagnoses
- Treatment records
- Hospital bills
- Property damage photographs
- Receipts for any out-of-pocket expenses related to the accident
- Pay stubs or income statements to document lost wages
- Repair estimates for your vehicle
- Copies of insurance policies for all parties involved
- Surveillance Footage
This and other critical evidence will be used to build your case against the defendant. Having a dedicated car accident lawyer by your side can help to ensure that you have the strongest evidence possible. In some cases, your attorney will even work with experts who can re-create the crash to show what occurred.
Call Our Car Accident Lawyers Today
In the aftermath of a car accident, the last thing on your mind may be thinking about your legal options. However, it is important to understand that you have rights as a victim, and seeking legal help can make all the difference in getting the compensation you deserve.
At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, our experienced car accident lawyers are dedicated to helping victims in San Antonio and nearby areas get justice after a traumatic experience. We are committed to advocating for your rights at every stage, whether it involves investigating the incident, communicating with insurance firms, or pursuing legal action if required.
To get started on exploring the legal options that are available to help you, contact our Texas personal injury law firm by calling (210) 226-2000 for a free consultation so we can discuss how we can best assist you during this difficult time.
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Disclaimer: This post is purely informational and does not serve as a call for business. The information presented here should not be interpreted as legal or medical counsel. Additionally, the accompanying photograph is illustrative and was not captured at the actual site of the incident.