Houston, TX (June 19, 2023) – One woman was left injured as a result of a major truck accident that took place in the Houston area.
At around 1:40 a.m., the Houston Fire Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of a crash on the North Loop Freeway West Service Road.
According to official reports, a head-on collision involving an 18-wheeler and a second vehicle took place on the roadway during the early morning hours. The impact of the crash caused the second vehicle to fall off the freeway and land on the ground level below.
A woman was trapped inside of her vehicle as a result of the accident. She had to be extricated by firefighters with the Houston fire department.
The woman was transported by ambulance in critical condition for emergency care.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the woman is able to recover quickly following this accident.
In the United States, head-on collisions rank among the most severe types of accidents on our roadways. Shockingly, these accidents contribute to approximately 14% of annual road fatalities. When large commercial vehicles are involved in these accidents, the outcome is usually catastrophic. The unfortunate truth is that people involved in these accidents are forced to deal with overwhelming consequences. Far too often, victims suffer trauma to the head, internal organ injuries, and other severe injuries that require extensive medical care.
Many head-on collisions take place as a result of reckless and negligent drivers. Some of the leading factors in these accidents include:
Even though the majority of these accidents are completely preventable, we continue to witness the overwhelming consequences that innocent victims have to face every single day.
If you have suffered injuries as a result of an accident that took place due to the negligence of another driver, you may be able to take legal action. Reaching out to a head-on collision lawyer as soon as possible can provide you with the best chance of protecting your legal rights and getting justice.
At Burg Simpson, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to help bring justice for those who have been affected by truck accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. We understand that no amount of compensation can make up for the pain and suffering that your accident has caused. However, our team is here to provide support and legal representation to ensure you are able to hold the negligent driver accountable for their actions. Contact our national truck accident lawyers today for more information on how we can justice. Our lawyers are available by calling 888-895-2080 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free consultation. We can handle your claim on a contingency fee basis, so you do not have to worry about paying any costs for legal representation of front. Contact our law firm now to get started.
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