Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : March 26, 2019

Abilene, TX – Officer Tara Havner and Two Kids Injured In Crash At 6700 West Highway 80 and South 1st Street

Abilene, TX (March 25, 2019) – Just after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, Officer Tara Havner responded to a reported stabbing in the 1400 Block of Sunset Street.

After investigating the stabbing, Havner took the two small children to the Abilene/Taylor County Child Advocacy Center to be interviewed. Officer Havner left the Advocacy Center and was traveling near 6700 West Highway 80 and South 1st Street when her vehicle was struck by a Ford Edge around 4:30 a.m.

The driver of the edge, Havner, and the two children were all transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. According to police, the driver of the Ford Edge ran a stop sign and collided with the police car.

Our thoughts are with Officer Havner and the two young children that she was transporting at the time of this accident who suffered injuries.  We hope that everyone involved will be able to make a full recovery.

Car Accidents In Texas

Abilene, TX – Police Injured In Crash At 6700 West Highway 80 and South 1st Street After Investigating Stabbing On The 1400 Block Of Sunset StreetMotor vehicle accidents occur suddenly and have a lasting impact on the lives of victims. Texas State statistics from 2017 showed that over 254,000 victims were injured in car accidents. One accident resulting in injuries takes place here in Texas every 2-minutes.

Victims of car accidents are left terrified in the aftermath of accidents. Injury victims are often re-routed to hospitals for treatment with their vehicles being towed away from damage. These individuals are then forced to go without vehicles for several days or weeks.

It is imperative for accident victims to contact a Texas accident attorney from the Benton Law Firm. Our skilled and reputable attorneys have extensive experience helping accident victims to obtain compensation and justice for their injuries and damages. Contact our knowledgeable and experienced Texas personal injury attorneys today at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.

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