Houston, TX (July 14, 2021) – A car accident with injuries was reported in the Houston area on the evening of July 14. First responders including police and paramedics were dispatched to the scene at around 9:21 p.m. in order to assist those involved.
Once they arrived on-site, located on North Shepherd Drive near West Tidwell Road, paramedics located at least one individual who had suffered injuries in the crash. The injured victims in need of extensive medical care were transported from the scene to an area hospital.
The identities of those involved have not been reported to the public at this time. Delays in traffic were observed in the area for some time after the collision occurred.
Local motorists were forced to find different routes of travel for the time that responders worked at the scene. No further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Vehicle Accidents in Houston
Texas is currently among the top three most dangerous states for motorists, along with Florida and California. These states are also some of the most populated states in the nation, which directly contributes to high accident rates. Houston car accidents happen daily, multiple times per day. According to information from the Texas Department of Transportation, an accident occurs once every 71 seconds in the Lone Star State. In 2019, there were more than 450,000 car crashes in Texas. Over 250,000 people sustained injuries and more than 3,500 were killed in traffic accidents that year.
If you are under the impression that you or your loved one’s injuries are the direct results of another person’s demonstration of negligence while driving, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation. Any damages and losses that resulted from your injuries may be able to be compensated for in court. Financial compensation can reimburse you for things like lost wages, hospital bills, funeral costs, and more. A Houston personal injury lawyer will be able to help you collect full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses, including things like pain and suffering, loss of life enjoyment, medical bills, and more.
If you or someone you love has sustained injuries in a Houston auto accident due to another motorist’s negligence, contact Williams Hart & Boundas as soon as you can in order to learn more about your legal options moving forward. We firmly believe that no one should have to suffer through something like this on their own without really knowing the next step to take. We are ethical, compassionate, and caring when it comes to personal injury law, as we know that issues of this magnitude are extremely stressful and overwhelming. Call us at 713-230-2200 to speak to a skilled and experienced attorney concerning your case and right toward financial compensation.
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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.