Austin, TX (November 22, 2023) – A major crash reported in the Austin area claimed one person’s life. On November 20, officers with the Austin Police Department and the Austin Travis County EMS responded to the scene of a crash that occurred on West Ben White Boulevard.
Reports from authorities indicate that two vehicles collided head-on in the 1100 block of the roadway. Both vehicles were severely damaged in the crash. A total of three people were involved in the accident. One of the victims sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on-site. The two remaining victims were treated for injuries. Those who required further medical care were transported from the scene and taken to local hospitals. At this time, authorities are investigating.
Our thoughts go out to those affected by this fatal crash.
Car Accidents in Texas
Far too often, innocent people are hurt as a result of motor vehicle collisions that are reported in Texas each year. Unfortunately, there are tens of thousands of cases where victims are left with severe and life-changing injuries due to accidents caused by negligent drivers. We see many crashes take place on our roadways as a result of speeding motorists, drivers who are impaired, and drivers who do not yield to others.
After being hurt in a car crash, you have the ability to file a personal injury claim against the person responsible. Unfortunately, this can be a complicated process, especially if you have never filed a personal injury lawsuit before or dealt with the civil legal system.
Do I Have to Hire an Attorney?
After being injured in an accident through no fault of your own, there is no legal obligation to hire an attorney. However, it is in your best interest to do so. Attorneys are skilled, experienced, and well-versed on personal injury laws in Texas. For this reason, they have the ability to better handle the insurance companies, especially when they try to deny paying compensation for your case. Additionally, attorneys often have extensive resources available to help with case building, the ability to connect with experts to strengthen your case, and can provide various other advantages to help you maximize your financial recovery. It is in your best interest to seek legal representation from a Texas car accident lawyer as soon as possible to provide yourself with the best chance of maximizing the amount of compensation you can receive for your lawsuit.
Reach Out to Us for Assistance
Choosing the right attorney after a serious accident is crucial to receiving the compensation you deserve. The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover understands this and is committed to providing exceptional legal services for clients in San Antonio, Bexar County, and throughout southern Texas. Our compassionate team will listen to your concerns and provide honest advice while fighting tirelessly for your rights. With extensive experience as a negotiator and litigator, Attorney Troy A. Brookover will not hesitate to take your case to trial if necessary for the best possible outcome. And with our contingency fee basis, we only get paid if we successfully recover compensation for you. Throughout this difficult time, our dedicated team is available 24/7 to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have about your case. So if you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, do not hesitate to contact us at (210) 226-2000 for a free consultation.
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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.