Houston, TX (June 21, 2021) – At least one person sustained injuries in a car accident that occurred in Houston on the afternoon of June 21. At approximately 4:00 p.m., the incident was reported to local officials who promptly responded to the scene.
According to reports, the wreck happened on South Post Oak Road near Ingomar Way when an unspecified number of vehicles were involved in a collision. Injured parties were treated on-site before being taken to area hospitals for further care as needed.
The incident caused traffic delays for some time on the afternoon of June 21 while emergency crews worked to secure the crash site. Drivers in the area were urged to seek alternative travel routes while responders were present.
Authorities in Houston continue to investigate.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved in hopes of a full and fast recovery.
Auto Collisions in Houston
Texas car accidents are extremely common, happening hundreds of thousands of times per year. On average, Texas sees over 450,000 car crashes per year. Due to these incidents, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt and thousands of lives are ended. On average, 250,000 victims suffer injuries annually in auto accidents in Houston, and more than 3,000 are killed. Texas is among the top three most dangerous states for motorists in the United States, next to California and Florida.
There are numerous reasons these collisions take place, most of which are, unfortunately, related to driver negligence. To name a few different types, fatigue, distraction, and intoxication are some of the most common forms of negligence among drivers. The leading cause of car accidents in Texas, currently, is driver distraction. Many people’s lives are devastatingly affected by auto accidents in Texas caused by the negligence of others.
If you or someone you love has recently sustained injuries in a Texas traffic accident, your injuries and losses may be able to be compensated for. You may be facing a wide range of problems following your wreck. These issues may affect you in more ways than one. Perhaps you have been seriously injured and have been forced out of work in order to recover. While you are unable to work, you may be nervously witnessing the piling up of bills associated with your crash. Medical bills, vehicle repair costs, mental health bills, lost wages, and more. This may all feel frustrating and overwhelming, which is why a personal injury attorney in Texas may be able to help you immensely.
The law office of Williams Hart & Boundas in Houston has been in the business of helping injured crash victims recover the maximum financial compensation available for their injuries for over 30 years. Our trusted legal team of Houston personal injury attorneys is passionate about helping those who may have been hurt by another’s recklessness. We firmly believe that one person’s bad judgment call should not be able to dictate the rest of another person’s life. Our team is here for you. We offer a free case evaluation and consultation for all prospective and potential clients. We also handle most accident cases on a contingency fee basis so you will not owe us money until we obtain a recovery for you. To schedule your free appointment with one of our attorneys, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at any time at 713-999-6945.
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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.