Austin, TX (December 24, 2023) – Officers with the Austin Police Department were called to the scene of a crash in the Windsor Road neighborhood that sent at least one person to a local medical facility for the treatment of injuries. Calls for assistance came to the police and firefighters at approximately 815 p.m. on December 22.
According to local law enforcement reports, a vehicle collision occurred on Mopac Boulevard during the evening hours. The incident prompted law enforcement to close down a portion of the highway while providing assistance. At least one person sustained injuries due to the vehicle collision and was transported by a local ambulance to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment. The Austin Police Department is actively investigating to determine what led to this accident.
We hope those hurt due to this crash make a timely recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
In 2022, more than 244,000 people in Texas were injured as a result of automobile accidents. A crash occurs nearly every two minutes, and a person is injured every two minutes and nine seconds as a result of these incidents. Despite the fact that accidents continue to take place frequently, you cannot prepare for the impact an automobile accident can have on you.
Common Injuries in Crashes
Motor vehicle accident has the potential to cause severe harm to those involved. Many people who are involved in car crashes suffer serious injuries. These include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ injuries
- Brain injuries caused by forceful blows by other objects or the head hitting other objects (Dashboard, steering wheel, etc.)
- Compound fractures of the spine
We see car crash victims forced to undergo both immediate and long-term treatment for their injuries. To make matters worse, many crashes are caused by negligence.
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At the Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, our top priority is fighting for justice on behalf of our clients who have been injured in accidents. We understand the complexities and challenges that come with filing a personal injury case and are committed to providing exceptional legal services to those in Austin, Texas, and throughout the southern region. Our dedicated car accident lawyers will work tirelessly to ensure you receive fair compensation for your damages. If you or a loved one has been wrongfully injured, contact us today at (210) 226-2000 for a free consultation and let us guide you through this difficult time with compassion and expertise.
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