Houston, TX (August 3, 2021) – At around 12:00 noon on the afternoon of August 3, an auto accident caused injuries and required an emergency dispatch. The incident was reported to authorities at approximately 11:50 a.m., according to officials.
Sources indicate that the accident happened in the 6500 block of Westview Drive near Clawson Street for reasons still being investigated by area officials. Two or more vehicles collided in the area, resulting in injuries for those involved.
Paramedics were seen rendering aid to those injured at the scene. However, the total number of wounded parties has not been reported to the public at this time.
Authorities in Houston continue to investigate the details of the collision. Currently, no further information is available. Traffic delays were seen in the vicinity of the crash site for an extended period of time throughout the afternoon.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full and fast recovery.
Auto Accidents in Houston
Sustaining serious injuries in an accident of any kind can bring serious pain and suffering into your life, not to mention cost you thousands of dollars while you may be forced out of work for an extended time period due to your injuries and resulting recovery. Thousands of car accidents happen in the state of Texas each and every year, leaving hundreds of thousands of people with injuries. You may be wondering where to turn for help if you have sustained injuries in an auto accident caused by negligence.
Houston car accidents happen daily, multiple times per day. According to information from the Texas Department of Transportation, an accident occurs once every 71 seconds in the Lone Star State. In 2019, there were more than 450,000 car crashes in Texas. Over 250,000 people sustained injuries and more than 3,500 were killed in traffic accidents that year. Texas is currently among the top three most dangerous states for motorists, along with Florida and California. These states are also some of the most populated states in the nation, which directly contributes to high accident rates.
Unfortunately, almost all of the accidents that take place in Texas and across the United States are caused by some form of driver negligence. Recent statistics compiled concerning the most common causes of traffic accidents in the US found that approximately 94% of the car accidents that take place are the result of driver recklessness, carelessness, or negligence. Some common forms of driver negligence include, but are not limited to:
Usually, you will receive a call from an insurance adjuster inquiring about the accident and your resulting injuries, and whether you would feel comfortable making a statement concerning the issue. You should never speak to anyone about your crash until you speak to a skilled attorney first, especially if there were injuries involved. Under Texas law, it is imperative that you understand your rights and responsibilities after a serious auto accident. A Houston personal injury lawyer will help you figure out how to proceed, as it is their job to know the ins and outs of the law.
The compassionate and experienced attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas in Houston, Texas have been successfully helping injured crash victims and their families collect the financial compensation they deserve since 1983. For several decades, our Houston attorneys have been protecting and preserving the legal rights of our clients by negotiating just financial compensation amounts from insurance companies and other sources.
We firmly believe that no one should have to suffer through something like this on their own without really knowing the next step to take. We are ethical, compassionate, and caring when it comes to personal injury law, as we know that issues of this magnitude are extremely stressful and overwhelming. Call us at 713-230-2200 to speak to a skilled and experienced attorney concerning your case and right toward financial compensation.
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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.