Austin, TX (December 5, 2023) – At least one person was transported to a local hospital with injuries following a car crash that occurred in the Austin area early Tuesday morning, December 5. At around 4:15 a.m., the Austin Police Department, firefighters, and the Austin Travis County EMS responded to the scene of an accident on Deen Avenue.
According to local law enforcement, a collision took place in the 200 block of the roadway. Authorities responded to the scene and shut down Dean Avenue near North Lamar Boulevard as they worked to remove the damaged vehicles. Medical personnel rendered aid to the injured victims before transporting them to area hospitals. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
Car crash statistics provided from 2022 indicate that more than 15,000 automobile collisions occurred in the state of Texas. These accidents left nearly 19,000 people injured. Regrettably, we see a significant number of collisions take place as a result of negligent and reckless drivers. No matter how safe you are when operating your vehicle, you still are at risk of being hurt by the reckless actions of another person sharing the road.
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, vehicle information, and insurance information for all involved parties
- The names and contact information of any witness to the crash
- Pictures and video recordings of the crash site, involved vehicles, and injuries
- A copy of the police report from the responding officer
It is also important that you have a medical examination to determine the extent of your injuries. Even if you do not feel like you suffered any injuries, and examination will be able to help you detect any injuries that are not visible, such as a concussion. This documentation is important when it comes to pursuing legal action later on.
Finally, you should speak with an Austin car accident lawyer right away. Your attorney will be able to take control of the legal work as you focus on overcoming your injuries.
Let Our Team Help You
In the aftermath of a serious injury, it can be overwhelming to deal with physical and emotional recovery while also navigating legal battles. That’s why having a dedicated and experienced injury attorney on your side is crucial. At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, our team is committed to providing aggressive advocacy for our clients in Austin, TX.
We understand the challenges they may face after an accident and are determined to fight for their rights and fair compensation. With open communication and personalized attention, we strive to alleviate some of the stress from our clients’ shoulders so they can focus on healing. If you or someone you love has been injured due to another party’s negligence, don’t 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.