Houston, TX – Driver Killed After Rear-End Crash on SW Fwy near Newcastle

Nov 21, 2021 | Houston, TX Traffic Accidents

Houston, TX - Driver Killed After Rear-End Crash on SW Fwy near Newcastle

Houston, TX (November 20, 2021) – A driver lost their life after a pickup truck collided with the rear of their vehicle on a freeway in Houston on November 20. At around 3:00 a.m., first responders were dispatched to the accident scene in order to assist involved parties. 

The incident happened on the Southwest Freeway on Saturday near Newcastle for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation. Reports indicate that the vehicle was moving slowly or was possibly stalled in the road when it was struck from behind. 

While officers were working at the scene of the crash, one of their police vehicles was also hit by a car. The driver who lost their life in the rear-end crash has not been identified to the public at this time. 

Police in Houston continue to investigate the details of the incident. No further details are currently available to report. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Texas Car Crashes

Houston, TX - Driver Killed After Rear-End Crash on SW Fwy near Newcastle

The state of Texas sees hundreds of thousands of car accidents per year. In 2019, the Lone Star State saw more than 430,000 motor vehicle collisions. Of those accidents, more than 250,000 sustained injuries, 12,897 were deemed serious in nature–injuring over 15,800 people. A serious injury crash is defined as a wreck where someone sustains an incapacitating injury that keeps them from driving, walking, or living their daily life as they normally would. 

In total, a reportable car accident happened approximately once every 56 seconds in 2019 in Texas. Someone sustained an injury once every two minutes and three seconds, statistics show. On average, nearly 200 automobile collisions took place each day in Texas in 2019. This is more than nearly any other state in the nation. In worst-case scenarios, these accidents turn deadly. Fatal car accidents in Texas take the lives of approximately 3,500 people per year. 

Sadly, a large percentage of these accidents are caused by driver negligence. If you believe that you or someone you love has been injured or lost their life in an auto accident caused by negligence in the state of Texas, specifically the Houston area, read on to find out how a Houston car accident attorney can collect financial compensation for your injuries and losses that may have resulted from your crash. 

Houston Vehicle Accident Lawyers

At Wiliams Hart, our legal team strives to assist injured crash victims maximize their recoveries. Our attorneys will meet with prospective clients in order to determine the most beneficial course of action depending on the circumstances of their accident. By looking over the details of your crash, our attorneys will be able to prescribe the best course of action to help you collect the maximum amount of compensation and the justice you deserve. 

Your injuries could force you out of work for a prolonged time period, thus forcing you to lose wages and potentially become burdened financially. Allow an attorney from Williams Hart & Boundas in Houston to help you through this difficult time by informing you of your right toward financial compensation depending on the circumstances of your crash. If you believe it was caused by another person’s negligence, you may qualify for financial compensation to cover things like medical bills, and non-economic damages such as pain and suffering. 

 If you believe that the death of your family member was the result of someone else’s negligence, contact a Houston wrongful death attorney for information concerning how you can collect financial compensation to cover things like outstanding medical bills and funeral costs. 

You do not have to face an issue like this by yourself. Call the personal injury attorneys in Houston at Williams Hart & Boundas today at 713-230-2200 as soon as possible in order to inquire about collecting financial compensation for your injuries and losses. No one deserves to suffer through a situation of this magnitude without professional assistance. Contact our Houston personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience to discuss how you can collect financial compensation for your injuries and incurred losses. 

Note: This post was created through the use of secondary sources for Williams Hart & Boundas.  These sources include but are not limited to local television news reports, news articles, local and state police reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness reports about injury accidents that take place in or around the Greater Houston area. Our writing staff has not independently verified the information in this post. For that reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please contact us right away so that we can update the article with the most accurate information available. If you would like us to remove the post from our site for any reason, we will do so upon request. 

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

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