Houston, TX (December 11, 2020) – A traffic accident involving a METRO police cruiser occurred on a roadway in Houston this morning. The crash prompted an emergency dispatch from local first responders.
In the early morning hours of Friday, December 11, at approximately 1:00 a.m., a METRO police officer arrived on the scene of a car accident that took place on US-290 in order to render aid. He was in the westbound lanes of the roadway diverting traffic when his police cruiser was struck by another vehicle.
The officer, who has not been identified to the public at this time, was transported from the crash scene to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The severity of his injuries has not been reported at this time.
No other injuries were reported to have resulted from the accident. Few details are currently available as an ongoing crash investigation is currently active. The driver who collided with the police cruiser was believed to be intoxicated at the time. Their name has not been released.
No further information pertaining to the crash or its surrounding circumstances has been publicly reported. We would like to offer our thoughts to those involved in the crash and their families.
An ongoing accident investigation is currently underway.
Houston Car Crashes
Being involved and injured in a Houston car accident can be an extremely overwhelming and difficult experience. 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 a prolonged period of time. However, there are options available for you if you are under the impression that your accident was caused by the negligence of another person. Read on to find out how you can be awarded financial compensation for your injuries and losses depending on the circumstances of your recent accident.
In the event that you believe that your injuries were the result of another person’s negligent actions while on the road, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation. Any damages and losses that resulted from your injuries may be able to be compensated for in court. A Houston car accident lawyer will be able to help you collect full and fair financial compensation for your injuries and losses, including things like pain and suffering, loss of life enjoyment, medical bills, and more.
Contact the law office of Williams Hart & Boundas in the event that you believe that you or a loved one of yours has been injured by another person’s recklessness, carelessness, or negligence in a Houston car crash or another type of traffic accident. The personal injury attorneys in Houston at Williams Hart & Boundas work on a contingency fee basis, which means that you pay nothing unless you are awarded full and fair financial compensation for any resulting damages that may have resulted from your crash. Call our law office today 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.