Houston, TX (December 30, 2021) – An injury collision was reported to police in Houston on the afternoon of December 30. At approximately 12:39 p.m, the incident took place in the 11700 block of South Wilcrest Drive.
Officials in Houston responded to the scene, located near West Bellfort Avenue on South Wilcrest Drive, to find at least one person in need of medical attention. The contributing factors of the crash have not been reported to the police at this time.
Sources indicate the accident took place when two or more vehicles collided, resulting in injuries for involved parties. Various responders were seen assisting injured victims at the crash scene.
One or more victims were transported from the scene of the accident to area medical centers for medical care as necessary. Traffic was delayed in the vicinity of the crash site for an extended period of time.
Currently, authorities continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision. Few details are available surrounding the incident at this time.
We hope for the full and speedy recovery of those involved and injured in this accident.
Texas Car Crashes
Car accidents can result in numerous problems for victims. They can cause emotional trauma, health issues, and a lot of medical bills to pile up. Therefore, when you’ve been hurt in a car crash, you could be entitled to financial compensation that can help pay for things like doctor/hospital bills, medications, therapy, and other associated medical expenses caused by the wreck. You may also be able to receive financial compensation for emotional suffering, pain, lost wages, future earnings and benefits, scarring, and reduced quality of life. You may also be entitled to have your vehicle repaired or entirely replaced, or to have access to a rental vehicle.
According to information compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 37,133 people lost their lives in vehicle collisions in the United States in 2017. When it comes to the number of fatal traffic accidents that occur per year, Texas is first in the nation. Approximately every 71 seconds, a vehicle accident takes place somewhere in Texas. A person is killed approximately once every two and a half hours, and someone is seriously injured about once every two minutes. In 2019, Texas saw close to 20,000 serious injury accidents with more than 30,000 injured victims. Close to 4,000 people were killed due to car crashes that same year.
If you believe that you or someone you love was hurt in an auto accident caused by driver negligence, contact a car crash attorney in Texas. A lawyer will be able to help you understand and exercise your legal rights in order to fully and successfully recover from your injuries.
Car Accident Lawyers in Houston
At the law office of Williams Hart & Boundas, we understand how devastating a vehicle collision can be. Our trusted team of Houston personal injury lawyers wishes to ease your burden by taking care of your car crash case while allowing you to take care of yourself. We are a highly skilled and dedicated team of Houston car crash lawyers who have decades of experience with helping injured accident victims and their family members recover.
Contact our law firm at your earliest convenience for a free consultation concerning your crash and the injuries that followed. Our law firm works on a contingency fee basis which means that you pay nothing unless you are awarded financial compensation for your injuries and losses. Call us at 213-230-2200 as soon as you can to get started on your own personal injury case.
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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.