Austin, TX (December 1, 2023) – One person was rushed to a local hospital with injuries following a major pedestrian crash that occurred in the Austin area on Wednesday evening, November 29. The accident occurred just after 9:00 p.m.
According to reports from the Austin Travis County EMS, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while walking in the 11200 block of Interstate 35. The incident caused delays near the northbound side service road for Braker Lane. Medical personnel rushed to the scene to render aid to the victim. The pedestrian was transported to ST. David’s Round Rock Medical Center for further treatment of potentially serious injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated by law enforcement.
We hope the pedestrian makes a timely recovery following this crash.
Auto Accidents in Texas
In 2022, the Fatality Rate on Texas roadways stood at 1.55 deaths per hundred million vehicle miles traveled, reflecting a critical statistic in the assessment of road safety within the state. This rate serves as a key indicator of the risk associated with navigating Texas roads, taking into account the number of fatalities relative to the total distance traveled.
Unfortunately, we see tens of thousands of people left with serious injuries as a result of collisions in our state. Every year, tens of thousands of people are hospitalized with severe trauma to the head, broken bones, and other significant injuries that impact their lives forever. If you have been hurt in a car crash, taking timely legal action can provide you with the financial relief you need moving forward.
What Should I Do After a Car Crash?
If you find yourself unfortunate enough to be in this type of situation, there are a few things you need to do after a car crash.
First, you should report the accident to law enforcement immediately. This will ensure an officer responds to the scene and medical professionals can report to the crash site to render aid to injured parties.
Second, you should collect all of the necessary information from the scene. This includes:
- Names of everyone involved and insurance information
- Names and contact information for witnesses
- Take pictures of the scene and record videos
- Get a copy of the police report
Next, you should get medical attention for your injuries. Even if you do not feel like you have suffered injuries, it is vital to have a medical examination to determine if you have suffered injuries and to what extent. This documentation is important when it comes to pursuing legal action later on.
Finally, you should speak with a San Antonio car accident lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to take control of the legal work as you focus on overcoming your injuries.
Call Our Texas Personal Injury Law Firm Now
The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover is dedicated to providing the highest level of legal representation and support for those who have been injured in accidents throughout Southern Texas. With over 30 years of experience, our team has a proven track record of successfully recovering compensation for our clients. We understand that choosing an attorney after a serious accident is a crucial decision, which is why we offer compassionate listening, honest advice, and fierce advocacy for each client. And with our contingency fee basis, you can trust that we will work tirelessly to win your case without charging any fees unless we secure compensation for you. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, contact us at (210) 226-2000 for a free consultation today. Let us fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.
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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.