Houston, TX (August 22, 2021) – A fatal traffic accident occurred in Houston on the evening of August 22. At around 7:31 p.m., police and paramedics were sent to assist at the scene of the accident.
Reports indicate that the wreck occurred in the 8500 block of Galveston Road near South Shaver Street. At least one person lost their life in the collision, though no one involved has been currently identified.
Numerous responders were seen at the scene including paramedics, police, and fire crews. Authorities worked to determine the cause of the accident while paramedics attempted life-saving efforts.
Few details are currently available concerning the nature of the incident. Police continue to investigate.
We would like to offer our sincere sympathies to the family or families of the deceased. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Traffic Collisions in Houston
Texas has approximately 13 million licensed drivers and over 313,000 miles of public roadways, more than any other state. Regrettably, Texas also leads the nation in a few worrying areas including the nation’s highest rate of fatal car accidents, the highest rate of accidents involving tractor-trailers, and the highest rate of accidents caused by drunk drivers. An estimated 246,000 victims sustain crash-related injuries every year in Texas and about 3,500 more suffer fatal injuries.
If you or a family member sustained an injury during a Texas car accident, then a personal injury attorney in Houston, TX will be able to identify the most efficient techniques for helping you receive financial compensation for losses like funeral and burial expenses, medical costs, loss of income, and many other damages brought on by the death of a family member.
Allow the attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas to help you through the difficult aftermath of your Texas car accident. We will assist you with filling out paperwork, negotiate with the insurance companies for you, and more. Call our law firm today in order to inquire about your qualification for financial compensation. Depending on the severity of your Houston car accident and the injuries that resulted from it, you may be entitled to collect financial compensation. Compensation can cover many of the associated costs of your crash. If you’ve been forced to stay home from work due to your injuries, compensation may be able to cover lost wages.
Don’t face this issue on your own. You don’t have to. Our personal injury legal team at Williams Hart & Boundas is standing by and ready to take your call. We work to provide injured crash victims and their families with the financial compensation they need to successfully recover from their accident and resulting injuries. We know that not all injuries are physical or visible, and some of the worst may be psychological in nature. We know that being unable to work and live your life as you see fit is extremely upsetting, especially if you are going through all of this due to another person’s negligence.
The Houston personal injury attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been advising injured crash victims on what they need to receive compensation following a serious accident.
If you would like a free evaluation of your Texas car accident claim, reach out to our law offices by calling (512) 968-0051 to schedule your case evaluation today.
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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.