Austin, TX (December 4, 2023) – A serious pedestrian crash took place in the Austin area on Saturday evening that left one person injured. The accident occurred just before 7:50 p.m. on December 2.
According to reports provided by the Austin Travis County EMS, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Rutland Drive in the area of North Lamar Boulevard. The pedestrian was severely hurt as a result of the crash. EMS rendered aid to the adult victim before transporting them to Dell Sutton Medical Center for the treatment of critical and life-threatening injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured pedestrian recovers quickly.
Auto Accidents in Texas
More than 20,300 people are injured in automobile accidents every month in Texas. These incidents add up to hundreds of thousands of people across our state getting injured on crashes along our roadways. Far too often, people suffer serious injuries in crashes that are entirely preventable. Common factors in auto accidents across Texas include:
- Drivers who are impaired
- Distracted driving
- Drivers who run red lights
- Drivers who blow through stop signs
- Drivers who tailgate
- Drivers who switch lanes in a reckless manner
Regrettably, any negligent action can cause a serious crash that ends in significant injuries for those involved.
How Can a Lawsuit Help Me?
After being involved in a car crash, there is a significant chance that you will be left with an injury that affects her life forever. Having to go through extensive and costly medical care can be quite challenging. Fortunately, you have the ability to file a personal injury claim against the person responsible for the crash. This type of legal action can help you seek compensation for the damages that you face.
A personal injury claim can help you recover compensation for your medical expenses, repairs for your vehicle, and any lost earning capacity that you have experienced now or in the future due to your injuries. It is crucial that you act quickly to protect your rights. Seeking guidance from an Austin car accident lawyer right away can help to ensure that you have the strongest case possible against the person who caused your crash.
Contact Our Legal Team Today
At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we are committed to helping those who have been injured due to the negligence of others. Our team is dedicated to providing personalized and compassionate support while fighting for our clients’ rights. With our experience and dedication, we strive to provide peace of mind during what can be a difficult time. If you have been harmed as a result of a pedestrian accident caused by someone else’s negligence, please do not hesitate to contact our Texas personal injury law firm for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000. We are here to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.
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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.