Houston, TX (August 20, 2021) – At approximately 8:05 p.m. on the evening of August 20, an injury collision occurred on a roadway in Houston that required an emergency dispatch. Responders arrived at the scene located on North Shepherd Drive shortly after the accident occurred.
Sources indicate that the wreck happened in the 7500 block of North Shepherd Drive near North Victory Street. The contributing factors of the collision have yet to be reported to the public at this time.
One or more individuals suffered injuries in the crash, as reported by officials. Paramedics rendered emergency aid to those in need at the site of the wreck before transporting seriously injured patients to local medical centers for further care.
The identities of those involved have not been released at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full and fast recovery.
Police in Houston continue their investigations into the details of the crash.
Houston Car Crashes
The top three states with the most car accidents per year, currently, are Texas, California, and Florida, with Texas being in the lead. Car accidents in Texas happen more often than car accidents in nearly any other state in the nation. More than 450,000 car accidents per year occur in the Lone Star State. This means that more than 1,000 car wrecks take place in Texas per day. The number of injuries that result from these wrecks is alarming–over 250,000 per year. Sadly, more than 3,500 people lose their lives in these collisions.
In the United States each year, there are over 6 million car accidents. Statistics gathered concerning the car crash rate in the US state that over 90% of these accidents are the result of driver negligence. Unfortunately, many different forms of dangerous driver negligence exist. These include things like driver distraction, intoxication, fatigue, and more. Being injured in a car crash is never a pleasant experience. In fact, it can be one of the worst experiences of your life depending on the severity and circumstances of the incident.
If you or a loved one of yours has been injured in a car crash in Houston, you may be wondering where to turn for help, especially in the event that your wreck was the result of a negligent driver’s actions. If you or someone you love has sustained injuries due to the accident, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation to cover the cost of your injuries and more to do with your crash. Vehicle repair costs, lost wages, medical bills, and more may be able to be compensated for if your injuries were the result of another person’s negligent actions while on the road.
The law office of Williams Hart & Boundas has been providing innocent crash victims and their family members with just financial compensation for many years. We work diligently in order to ensure that your legal rights are exercised and protected in the event that you have been injured due to driver negligence, carelessness, or recklessness. No one should have to pay for injuries that they sustained due to another person’s negligence. Contact our Houston car accident law firm if you or your loved one has been injured. You can reach us at 713-230-2200 in order to be connected to a skilled and experienced Houston personal injury attorney who will be able to help you figure out what to do next.
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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.