Houston, TX (May 23, 2021) – At approximately 8:20 p.m. on the evening of May 23, an auto accident resulted in injuries on a roadway in Houston. According to reports, the crash was of a hit-and-run nature and happened on the North Freeway.
Authorities and EMTs were sent to the scene in order to assist those involved. They arrived at the crash site, located in the 4200 block of the North Freeway near Oddo Road, to find that one man had sustained injuries in the wreck.
The driver who caused the collision fled the scene without stopping. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
Delays in traffic were observed in the area for some time after the crash happened. Local drivers were asked to use alternate travel routes while the crash site remained active.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. No
Houston Auto Accidents
Approximately 50,000 car accidents per year take place in the Lone Star State. Houston is one of the most populated cities in Texas, which means that it sees more car crashes than any other city in the state. According to information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation, there were approximately 176 fatal car accidents in the year 2012 in Houston. This is generally the yearly average for the city, which is one of the highest in the United States.
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.
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 & Boundas 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.