Austin, TX (January 24, 2021) – Two people have been hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision on Saturday, January 23rd.
Incident reports show that the collision involved a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle near Del Valle High School.
One person was trapped inside their vehicle after the accident, which took place at the intersection of Ross Road and East State Highway 71 at about 7:20 p.m.
Both victims were transported to South Austin Medical Center in serious condition.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Austin
In 2017, the state of Texas had a fatal car accident rate of 1.37 deaths for every 100,000,000 miles traveled by residents. Even though this number is frighteningly high, it actually signifies a reduction in crash fatalities from 2.14 deaths for every 100,000,000 miles traveled from the previous year.
If you or a family member sustained an injury during a Texas car accident, then a personal injury attorney will be able to identify the most efficient techniques for helping you receive financial compensation for losses like funeral and burial expenses, medical costs, loss of income, and many other damages brought on by the death of a family member.
The Houston personal injury attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been advising injured crash victims on what they need to receive compensation following a serious accident.
If you would like a free evaluation of your Texas car accident claim, reach out to our law offices by calling (512) 968-0051 to schedule your case evaluation today.
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Disclaimer: We write these posts with the intention of providing general information about driving safety with the hope that people will slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an accident. If you are in an accident, we want to make sure that you know how to react appropriately. This post is not intended to be deemed as legal or medical advice of any kind. The picture used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.