Austin, TX (October 29, 2023) – The Austin Travis County EMS responded to the scene of a crash with the Austin Police Department and firefighters to provide assistance.
The accident occurred at around 8:30 p.m. October 27.
According to law enforcement reports, two vehicles collided in the 2100 block of US Highway 183. The incident blocked multiple southbound lanes of the road near East Riverside Drive.
Four people were hurt in the accident. Three ambulances were requested at the scene to care for victims. The injured parties were transported to St. David’s South Hospital for emergency treatment.
The crash is being investigated.
We hope all four people hurt due to this class recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Texas
Approximately every two minutes, at least one person is injured as a result of an automobile accident in the state of Texas. There are countless instances where these accidents are a result of negligence. Common factors in automobile accidents across our state include:
- Driving under the influence
- Cell phone use
- Improper lane changes
- Reckless driving
Unfortunately, any reckless or negligent action can lead to a serious accident that ends in injuries. If you have been injured as a result of a crash, you may be able to take legal action.
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.
Let Our Team Help You
Dealing with a serious injury can be overwhelming and the added stress of legal battles only adds to the burden. That’s why it’s important to have a dedicated and experienced injury attorney on your side. At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we understand the challenges you may face after an accident caused by someone else’s negligence.
Our team is committed to providing aggressive advocacy for our clients in San Antonio, TX, so they can focus on their recovery while we handle the legal aspects of their case. We believe in keeping our clients informed every step of the way and putting in extra effort to ensure their best interests are served. If you or a loved one has been injured due to another party’s actions, do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000.
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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.