Austin, TX (December 29, 2023) – On December 27, the Austin Police Department and the Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in which at least one person sustained injuries.
Just before 5:00 p.m., calls for help came in regarding a motor vehicle accident on Valley Oak Drive. Authorities arrived at the scene and located the involved vehicles in the area of Hancock Drive. Police immediately shut down a portion of the roadway while assisting. EMS provided treatment to the injured victims before transporting them to area hospitals. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash are being investigated.
Our thoughts go out to those injured as a result of this accident.
Car Accidents in Texas
Thousands of people are injured every week in car crashes across Texas. Many of these accidents are a result of driver negligence. When drivers operate their vehicles in a manner that is reckless, it can have devastating consequences for other drivers nearby. The unfortunate truth is that we often see innocent people left with serious injuries that affect their lives forever as a result of collisions. Common injuries reported in auto collisions include:
- Internal bleeding
- Chest injuries
- Neck and back injuries
- Pelvic injuries
- Abdominal injuries
- Airbag injuries
These and other injuries can be incredibly debilitating and require extensive medical care. Unfortunately, there are several reasons why we continue to see so many accidents occur.
What Should I Do After a Crash?
After being involved in an automobile accident, there are several things that you need to do to ensure your rights are protected. You will first want to begin by reaching out to law enforcement. You will want the police and emergency medical services to respond to the scene. This will help to ensure that the accident is documented and that you are able to get medical care for your injuries.
If you have time and the ability to do so, you should gather evidence from the scene. This can include names and contact information for witnesses, names and insurance information of others involved in the crash, and pictures of the scene of the accident in all of the vehicles.
Finally, it is crucial to seek guidance from a Texas car accident lawyer right away. You will want to initiate a claim for compensation as soon as possible.
Call Our Law Firm Today
At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, our team is dedicated to providing top-notch legal representation for those who have suffered serious injuries due to negligence. We prioritize our clients by taking the time to understand their cases and guide them through the legal process with personalized support. Our experience and dedication allow us to fight for your rights and ensure that you receive the justice you deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000. Let us help ease your burden during this difficult time so that you can focus on recovering and moving forward with peace of mind.
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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.