Austin, TX (December 14, 2023) – The Travis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of an automobile accident on Wednesday that took place in Austin and ended in injuries. Calls for help were received at around 7:40 p.m. on December 13.
According to local law enforcement, a collision between vehicles occurred on Farm to Market Road 1626 in the area of Brodie Lane. The incident blocked several lanes of travel, causing some delays throughout the area. Emergency medical services responded to the site of the accident to care for the injured victims. At least one person was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where they underwent further care. The circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.
Our thoughts go out to those harmed as a result of this collision.
Car Accidents in Texas
According to statistics provided by the Texas Department of Transportation, a total of 244,092 motor vehicle accidents took place in 2022 alone here in our states. These accidents left tens of thousands of people with serious injuries that affected their lives forever. The unfortunate truth is that we can never predict how much a motor vehicle accident will affect your life. Countless victims are left with severe physical and emotional injuries that impact their ability to work and prevent them from enjoying activities with their loved ones.
Common Injuries From Car Crashes
Automobile accidents are known to cause severe injuries to those involved. This is particularly true when trucks, SUVs, and larger vehicles are involved. Conversely, when motorcycles and pedestrians are involved in accidents, there is a significant chance that victims will be left with severe and life-altering injuries. Common injuries reported in motor vehicle collisions include:
- Contusions (bruises)
- Head injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Broken bones
- Sprains and strains
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal injuries
Any car accident injury has the potential to cause severe harm to the victim. Many victims have to go through extensive medical treatment. In severe cases, therapy and rehabilitation for several months may be required. If you have been hurt as a result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions, you may have legal options available. It is important that you seek representation from a Texas car accident lawyer right away.
Contact Our Law Firm Today
At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we take great pride in our proven track record of success when it comes to litigating complex claims for car crash victims across southern Texas. Our team has decades of combined experience fighting to ensure injured parties are able to hold negligent parties accountable. We are fully committed to helping each client we represent maximize the compensation they recover for medical costs, vehicle repairs, and more. To explore the legal options that are available to help you during this difficult time, reach out to our Texas personal injury legal team by calling (210) 226-2000 today to schedule a free consultation.
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