Austin, TX (January 31, 2024) – The Travis County Sheriff’s Office was summoned to the scene of a car crash that took place on Tuesday evening in Austin. The crash occurred at 5:00 p.m. on January 30.
Reports from the Sheriff’s office indicate that vehicles collided in the 4600 block of Farm to Market Road 620. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway near Mansfield Drive. Delays extended back to Travis View Loop as emergency crews worked to remove the involved vehicles. Emergency medical services out of Austin were summoned to care for the injured victims. Those who required further medical assistance were transported to hospitals. At this time, the Sheriff’s office is investigating.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
Our state suffers hundreds of thousands of injuries on our roadways every month from automobile accidents. More than 20,300 people are injured in these accidents each month in Texas. In accidents that are entirely preventable, people often suffer serious injuries. Some of the factors contributing to auto accidents in Texas include:
- Impaired drivers
- Red-light runners
- Driving while distracted
- Tailgating drivers
- Reckless drivers who switch lanes without signaling
- Drivers who blow through stop signs
Any negligent action can result in a serious crash and significant injuries for those involved.
Steps to Take After a Crash
When you are involved in an automobile accident, there are a number of things you need to do to protect your rights. You should begin by contacting your local law enforcement. In order to ensure that the accident is documented and that you receive medical care for your injuries, you will want the police and emergency medical services to respond to the scene immediately.
Gather evidence from the scene if you have time and the ability to do so. This can include witness names and contact information, insurance information, and pictures of the scene of the accident in all vehicles.
In addition, you should contact a Texas car accident lawyer right away. You should file a claim for compensation as soon as possible.
Schedule a Consultation Today
When it comes to personal injury cases, having a dedicated and experienced legal team on your side can make all the difference. At the Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we have a passion for seeking justice for those who have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. Our track record speaks for itself and our commitment to providing personalized services sets us apart from other firms. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a car accident caused by speeding, let Attorney Troy Brookover and our team fight for your rights while you focus on healing. Call our law firm at (210) 226-2000 today for a free case review and take the first step toward obtaining fair compensation for the injuries and damages you have suffered.
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