Houston, TX – Major Crash Involving Overturned Semi on Eastex Fwy

Dec 11, 2020 | Truck Accidents

Houston, TX (December 11, 2020) – A major vehicle crash occurred on a freeway in Houston on December 10 that involved an overturned 18-wheeler. The reason the collision took place remains under local law enforcement investigation at this time. 

Few details are currently available to the public concerning the circumstances of the accident. According to the Houston Police Department, the accident took place on the Eastex Freeway ramp to Interstate 10 East at approximately 4:00 p.m. on December 10.

The accident report stated that a semi-truck and at least one other vehicle were involved in the crash. However, information surrounding the details of the incident has yet to be reported.

Paramedics and police were present at the crash scene to assist those with injuries. However, the total number of injured accident victims has not been reported at this time. The scope and severity of any resulting injuries also have not been confirmed.

The names of those involved in the accident have not been released. The police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident. The area of the freeway where the accident took place, on the ramp to I-10 east, was closed to local travelers while first responders were present on the scene.

Travelers in the area were advised to expect heavy traffic delays and avoid the area if at all possible. No other information is available at this time. An ongoing crash investigation is currently underway.

We would like to offer our thoughts to all affected by this traffic accident in Houston. 

Houston Truck Accidents

Serious truck accidents in Houston and throughout Texas take place thousands of times every year. These accidents injure thousands of people and take the lives of hundreds of other victims. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, deadly truck accidents occur in Texas more often than in any other state in the nation. In 2017, there were more than 550 fatal truck crashes that occurred in Texas.

In 2019, The Texas Department of Transportation reported 6,369 serious commercial truck accidents in Houston. If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a semi-truck accident, contact a Houston, personal injury lawyer. This is your best bet to receive fair financial compensation for any injuries and losses you may have incurred. A semi-truck accident can cause more severe and life-altering injuries than even a major car accident

Sadly, many semi-truck accidents occur due to driver negligence, usually on the part of the truck driver. As a result, you could be out of work after a truck accident due to spending time in the hospital or at home recovering. Depending on the circumstance of your accident, you may be able to collect significant financial compensation.

The Houston truck accident attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas have been preserving the rights of injured victims and their families for decades. We work diligently to provide our clients with the best legal assistance available for their personal injury claims. Call the attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas at 512-968-0051 to discuss the specifics surrounding your accident. We will discuss your rights to pursue a claim for your injuries and losses.


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