Houston, TX (August 29, 2021) – An auto accident occurred in Houston on the afternoon of August 29 that resulted in injuries and traffic delays. According to reports from officials, the incident took place at around 12:45 p.m.
Sources state that the wreck happened on Berry Road near Madie Drive when two or more vehicles were involved in a crash that resulted in injuries. Houston officials including police, EMTs, and fire crews were observed at the scene shortly after the incident took place.
At least one person was injured in the crash, though those involved have not been identified at this time. Emergency personnel was observed assisting injured parties on-site. Those with extensive injuries were transported from the scene to area hospitals for treatment as needed.
Currently, few details have been reported concerning the incident and its surrounding circumstances. Police in Houston continue to investigate.
Traffic delays were observed in the vicinity of the crash site. Local motorists were asked to find different routes of travel while crews were active at the scene.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Wrecks in Houston
More car accidents happen in Houston than any other city in the Lone Star State, and almost any other city in the United States. Information from the Texas Department of Transportation reveals that there were roughly 47,585 vehicle collisions in Houston in 2012. Of those accidents, 176 were fatal, resulting in 193 deaths.
Approximately 5,387 Houston car accidents caused injuries to about 7,307 people in 2012. Roughly 12,014 of those collisions caused injuries of some sort, harming approximately 19,703 individuals. Unfortunately, a large percentage of these accidents are caused by driver negligence.
Auto Accident Attorneys in Houston
If you or a loved one of yours has been injured in a Houston car accident, seeking the assistance of a Houston car crash lawyer is in your best interest. You could be entitled to significant financial compensation that can cover things like lost wages, outstanding medical bills, and more. Non-economic damages like pain and suffering and loss of consortium may also be covered depending on the circumstances of your collision.
Contact the personal injury lawyers in Houston at Williams Hart at 512-968-0051 in the event that you or someone you love has sustained injuries or lost their life in a car accident caused by the negligence of another person. Our law firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means that you pay nothing until awarded full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and incurred losses.
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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.