San Antonio, TX (December 31, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the San Antonio area on Friday evening sent one person to an area hospital with critical injuries. The accident occurred at around 8:00 p.m. on December 29.
Official reports indicate that a driver was fleeing the scene of a car crash that took place in the 9500 block of Wetmore Road. Crash investigations indicate that a gray Chevrolet Silverado was heading northbound on the roadway when it entered the southbound lane and struck a Kia Forte. The force of the collision caused the Kia to spin out.
The driver of the Kia was severely hurt and rushed to an area hospital, where they were admitted in critical condition. The driver of the pickup truck attempted to flee the scene of the accident. However, authorities were able to locate the vehicle and take the driver into custody. The driver is currently facing multiple charges, including intoxication assault. The incident is currently being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Car Accidents in Texas
Every year, tens of thousands of vehicle accidents are reported in Texas. Quite often, these accidents leave victims with serious injuries that affect their lives forever. In addition to having to deal with physical and emotional pain and suffering, it is common for car crash victims to have to deal with mental and emotional impacts.
Unfortunately, many victims struggle financially to cover the cost of medical care, especially when being forced out of work to recover. For this reason, victims are encouraged to seek legal representation and file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. A personal injury claim can provide financial relief for some of the losses and damages that victims face during this difficult time.
Common Car Crash Injuries
Victims involved in vehicle collisions often suffer severe internal organ injuries. These injuries can be life-threatening and require extensive medical treatment. Another frequent injury is broken bones. The impact of a collision can cause fractures in various parts of the body such as arms or legs. These injuries often require immediate medical attention and may require surgery for proper healing.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are also extremely common after car accidents. These injuries can lead to cognitive impairments, memory loss, mood changes or even permanent disabilities. In addition to these injuries, lacerations and contusions are commonly sustained due to broken glass or impact with hard surfaces inside vehicles during an accident. Soft tissue damage like cuts or bruises should not be taken lightly as they may require stitches or treatment for infection prevention. No matter what type of injury you have suffered in your crash, it is only right that you are able to get justice. You should seek guidance from a car accident lawyer right away.
Call Our Team For Help
At The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover, we know how overwhelming and stressful it can be to navigate the aftermath of a serious accident. That’s why we take great pride in providing our clients with personalized attention, honest guidance, and aggressive representation. Our team has decades of experience and a proven track record of success in handling accident-related cases. And best of all, we work on a contingency fee basis so that you don’t have to worry about any upfront costs. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000 – we are here to fight for your rights and get you the justice and compensation you deserve. Let us be there for you during this difficult time.
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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.