Austin, TX (November 15, 2023) – On Monday evening, the Austin Police Department confirmed that at least one person was injured as a result of a car crash that took place in the Austin area. The accident was reported at around 6:00 p.m. on November 13.
Reports provided by area law enforcement show that a collision blocked the 8100 block of Interstate 35. The incident prompted officials to close the northbound side of the roadway at the service road for Rutherford Lane. Emergency crews remained at the scene for an extended period of while working to clear the roadway.
Reports indicate that at least one person was injured in the crash. Emergency medical services provided transportation to those who had to be transported to a local hospital for medical care. The incident is currently being investigated by law enforcement in Austin.
We hope those harmed in this crash recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Texas
In 2022, nearly 20,000 people suffered severe injuries as a result of collisions in Texas. Many of these accidents are caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Some of the most common causes include:
- Distracted Driving
- Drunk Driving
- Reckless Driving
If you have been hurt as a result of a crash caused by another driver’s negligence, you may be able to take legal action.
File a Personal Injury Claim
If you have been injured in a car crash in Texas, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. This compensation can help to pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses related to the crash. There are several steps you should take to ensure you are in the best position possible. These include:
- Collect evidence: The first thing you need to do is collect as much evidence as possible about the crash.
- File a claim with the insurance company: If the other driver was at fault for the crash, you will need to file a claim with their insurance company.
- Negotiate with the insurance company: Once you have filed a claim, the insurance company will assign an adjuster to your case. You will need to provide evidence to show the damages you suffered and negotiate compensation.
- File a legal claim: If you are not satisfied with the amount of money being offered to you by the insurance company, you will have to pursue a personal injury claim.
It is in your best interest to seek legal representation from a car accident lawyer in Texas to ensure you are able to get justice.
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At the Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that an accident can take on you and your loved ones. That’s why we are dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate services to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve. With our experienced team by your side, you can trust that your case will be handled with care and determination every step of the way. We encourage you to reach out to our Texas personal injury law firm at (210) 226-2000 to schedule a free consultation to get started on your case. Our compassionate legal team is ready and able to help you hold negligent parties accountable for their actions.
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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.