Austin, TX (January 13, 2024) – a pedestrian accident was reported in the Austin area on Friday afternoon that resulted in injuries. Calls for assistance came in just before 4:00 p.m. on January 12.
According to official reports, two pedestrians, identified as teenagers, were traveling in the area of East Parmer Lane and Dessau Road when they were struck by a vehicle. The two victims were seriously injured in the crash. EMS responded to the scene to transport the victims to for the treatment of injuries. At this time, the crash is being investigated.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly.
Car Accidents in Texas
More than 20,300 people are injured in automobile accidents every month in Texas. These incidents add up to hundreds of thousands of people across our state getting injured in crashes along our roadways. Far too often, people suffer serious injuries in crashes that are entirely preventable. Common factors in auto accidents across Texas include:
- Drivers who are impaired
- Distracted driving
- Drivers who run red lights
- Drivers who blow through stop signs
- Drivers who tailgate
- Drivers who switch lanes in a reckless manner
Regrettably, any negligent action can cause a serious crash that ends in significant injuries for those involved.
What Types of Injuries Are Reported in Car Crashes?
In Texas, victims of car crashes are often left with serious injuries that impact every aspect of their lives. Some of the most common injuries reported in serious collisions include:
- Traumatic Brain Injuries: These injuries often result in memory and mood problems. Victims who suffer TBI is often have to go through extensive medical treatment.
- Broken Bones: suffering a broken bone can force you to wear a cast for several months following your accident. In severe cases, victims may require surgery.
- Spinal Cord Injuries: spinal cord injuries can result in paralysis. These injuries are particularly debilitating due to the fact that victims often have to depend on wheelchairs and even people indefinitely.
- Severe Lacerations: These injuries can be incredibly painful. They often result in permanent scarring and disfigurement.
If you have been harmed as a result of a crash caused by another drivers reckless or negligent actions, you need to seek guidance from a San Antonio car accident lawyer immediately. You may have legal options available.
Let Our Team Guide the Way
Troy A. Brookover’s extensive experience and commitment to his clients make him a top choice for those seeking legal representation in personal injury cases. With a track record of successfully obtaining large settlements for his clients and a determination to fight for justice, his team at The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover is dedicated to helping Texans receive the compensation they deserve.
If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, do not hesitate to reach out to our dedicated legal team by calling (210) 226-2000 for a free consultation. We are committed to using our experience and compassion to guide you through this challenging time and ensure that you receive the fair compensation you are entitled to.
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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.