Houston, TX (February 22, 2021) – At approximately 2:45 p.m. on February 22, a traffic collision took place on a roadway in Houston. Information provided by Houston officials stated that the crash happened on Interstate 610’s North Loop in the eastbound lanes approaching Shepherd.
Few details have been disclosed concerning the contributing factors of the incident. However, we do know that an 18-wheeler was involved in the accident. Numerous local responders, including paramedics and firefighters, along with police, were present at the scene.
One or more victims were transported to nearby medical centers to receive treatment for injuries they sustained in the crash. Currently, their conditions have not been reported.
As police and other responders worked at the site of the accident, the roadway remained closed. Traffic delays were observed for some time after the incident took place.
The circumstances of the crash are currently under investigation by local police.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full and swift recovery.
Truck Crashes in Houston
Serious truck accidents in Houston and throughout Texas take place thousands of times every year. These accidents injure thousands of people and take the lives of hundreds of other victims. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, deadly truck accidents occur in Texas more often than in any other state in the nation. In 2017, there were more than 550 fatal truck crashes that occurred in Texas.
In 2019, The Texas Department of Transportation reported 6,369 serious commercial truck accidents in Houston. If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a truck accident, contact a Houston personal injury lawyer. This is your best bet to receive fair financial compensation for any injuries and losses you may have incurred. A big rig truck accident can cause more severe and life-altering injuries than even a major car accident.
Sadly, many truck accidents occur due to driver negligence, usually on the part of the truck driver. As a result, you could be out of work after a truck accident due to spending time in the hospital or at home recovering. Depending on the circumstance of your accident, you may be able to collect significant financial compensation.T
The Houston truck accident attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been preserving the rights of injured victims and their families for decades. We work diligently to provide our clients with the best legal assistance available for their personal injury claims. Call the attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas at 512-968-0051 to discuss the specifics surrounding your accident. We will discuss your rights to pursue a claim for your injuries and losses.
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