Houston, TX (June 20, 2021) – A major auto accident took place on Highway 288 in Houston on the morning of Saturday, June 19. Crews were forced to close the freeway as they investigated the cause of the incident and worked to clear the debris left behind from the crash.
The incident was reported to have occurred in the northbound lanes of Highway 288 near Holcombe just after 11:00 a.m. At least one person lost their life and another was injured, according to information from officials.
All northbound lanes of the highway were closed for several hours as the investigation was being carried out. The identities of those involved have not been released to the public at this time.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved in and affected by this fatal accident in Houston. Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased.
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Automobiles have been used by people in the United States for many years. There have been numerous advancements in the safety and use of these vehicles, as they are a very reliable form of transportation. However, risks may still arise for those who decide to use them. A person is seriously injured approximately once every two minutes in a car wreck in Texas. Suffering injuries in an auto accident can be extremely painful and frightening, not to mention bring serious pain and suffering into your life. Oftentimes, injured collision victims are rushed from the scene via ambulance to an area hospital where they receive treatment as needed. An incident of this magnitude can present unforeseeable and devastating consequences for victims. Extensive and expensive medical treatment is usually required in order to help victims recover when the injuries are severe. This can cost tens of thousands of dollars.
Allow a Houston personal injury lawyer from Williams Hart & Boundas to help you understand your legal right toward financial compensation in the event that your accident and resulting injuries were caused by the negligence of another driver. Compensation can cover many or all of the costs associated with your recent crash, including medical bills, pain and suffering, mental health bills, funeral costs, and more.
At Williams Hart & Boundas, we strive to help our clients recover the maximum compensation for their injuries so they can move on from the crash as seamlessly as possible. We are passionate about helping those who have been hurt by another’s negligence get the compensation and justice they deserve. We hold a firm belief that no one should ever have to pay for being injured by another, no matter the circumstances. Call our law firm at 713-999-6945 in order to speak with a reputable attorney concerning your accident and resulting circumstances. Schedule a free case evaluation and consultation. You pay nothing unless awarded financial compensation. We are here to help you through this. Call us when you can.
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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.