Houston, TX (January 1, 2022) – An accident reported on Saturday afternoon in the Houston area ended in injuries. Just after 1:15 p.m., on January 1, the Houston Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on Long Point Road.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between vehicles occurred in the area of 9310 Long Point Road. The incident caused disruptions in traffic across the area as the police assisted firefighters in the removal of vehicles.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital for medical care.
At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
Texas sees hundreds of thousands of vehicle accidents per year. On average, more than 400,000 car accidents are reported throughout the Lone Star State annually. These accidents result in injuries for thousands of people, and, unfortunately, a large percentage of them are caused by driver negligence. It is the most prominent cause of auto accidents across the United States, accounting for approximately 94% of collisions. This is a sobering and alarming reality. On average, there are 6 million car accidents per year in the US, which means more than 5 million of those result from drivers choosing to act negligently while behind the wheel. Close to 1,000 people are killed per year due to car accidents in Texas caused by intoxication, one of the most dangerous forms of driver negligence. Some other common forms of driver negligence include fatigue and distraction.
Victims are often forced to pay thousands of dollars for injuries they sustain in serious auto collisions. Oftentimes, injured crash victims are unable to afford the cost of care which leaves them unable to fully recover. This can negatively affect the rest of their lives. For this reason, it is very important that injured victims contact a Houston personal injury attorney as soon as they can after their accidents. If you have recently been hurt in a crash, an attorney may be able to help you collect financial compensation that can help alleviate the costs associated with your collision. Usually, victims will find it beneficial to work alongside a skilled and experienced legal team after suffering through a horrific accident.
Houston Personal Injury Lawyers
At Wiliams Hart, our legal team strives to assist injured crash victims maximize their recoveries. Our attorneys will meet with prospective clients in order to determine the most beneficial course of action depending on the circumstances of their accident. By looking over the details of your crash, our attorneys will be able to prescribe the best course of action to help you collect the maximum amount of compensation and the justice you deserve.
You do not have to face an issue like this by yourself. Call the Houston personal injury attorneys at Williams Hart & Boundas today at 713-230-2200 as soon as possible in order to inquire about collecting financial compensation for your injuries and losses. No one deserves to suffer through a situation of this magnitude without professional assistance. Contact us at your earliest convenience to discuss how you can collect financial compensation for your injuries and incurred losses.
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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.