San Antonio, TX (January 26, 2024) – The police and firefighters were called to the scene of an automobile accident that occurred in San Antonio International Airport Vicinity and ended in injuries. Calls for assistance came in just before 6:00 a.m. on January 20.
According to reports from the San Antonio Police Department, a motor vehicle collision took place on Metro Parkway during the early morning hours. The incident prompted authorities to close up a large portion of the roadway as they worked to remove the involved vehicles from the scene. Emergency medical services were summoned to care for those harmed. Injured victims who required further medical attention were transported to local hospitals. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the collision are being investigated.
We hope the injured victims make a timely and full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
It is also common for victims involved in car crashes to suffer serious injuries that affect their lives indefinitely. Common injuries reported in vehicle collisions include:
- Internal organ injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Herniated discs
- Broken bones
- Seatbelt injuries
After being harmed in an accident, you have the ability to take legal action against the responsible party. In order to prevail, you must be able to prove that negligence existed at the time of the accident.
What is Negligence?
Negligence in the context of a car crash refers to the failure of a driver to exercise reasonable care while operating a vehicle, resulting in harm or damage to others. It involves a breach of the duty of care that all drivers owe to fellow drivers sharing the road. To establish negligence in a car accident, the following elements are typically considered:
- Duty of Care: The driver must owe a duty of care to others on the road, which is a fundamental obligation to operate their vehicle responsibly and safely.
- Breach of Duty: There must be a breach of this duty, indicating that the driver failed to meet the standard of care expected in a given situation. This could involve actions like speeding, distracted driving, or disobeying traffic laws.
- Causation: The breach of duty must be a direct cause of the accident. In legal terms, it must be shown that the accident would not have occurred “but for” the negligent actions of the driver.
- Damages: There must be actual harm or damages resulting from the accident, such as injuries, property damage, or other losses.
If these elements are proven, the driver may be deemed negligent, and they could be held legally responsible for the damages caused. It is in your best interest to seek representation from a Texas car accident lawyer right away.
Let Our Team Guide Your Way
Facing legal challenges can be a daunting and emotionally draining experience, but the team at The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover is here to help ease that burden. Our dedication to providing compassionate and comprehensive support, paired with our proven track record of success, makes us the right choice for those seeking justice in their cases. We are committed to fighting for your rights and securing the compensation you deserve through both negotiation and litigation. Don’t wait any longer – contact us today for a free consultation at (210) 226-2000, and let our skilled legal advocates guide you through this difficult time with diligence and determination.
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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.