Corsicana, TX – Victim Critically Injured in Crash On Southbound I-45 that Leaves Two Hospitalized
Corsicana, TX (March 25, 2019) – On Saturday, March 23, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a crash just after 2:30 p.m. on I-45.
A preliminary investigation of the crash shows that a Dodge Caliber, driven by 35-year-old Michael Givens was traveling south along Highway 45 in the left lane while a gray 2004 Toyota Sequoia, driven by 32-year-old Elias Lopez, was traveling behind it. Givens applied the brakes to slow his vehicle, for unknown reasons, and was struck in the rear-end by the Toyota.
Givens was transported by air ambulance to Parkland Hospital in Dallas with life-threatening injuries. The 6-year-old girl who was in the car with him was transported to Navarro Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Lopez was uninjured.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Michael Givens and the 6-year-old girl as they get the treatment they need for their injuries.
Car Accidents In Texas
Every 59 seconds a motor vehicle accident is reported in Texas. In 2017, over 17,500 people were seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Sadly, we continue to see an overwhelming number of individuals sustain life-altering injuries while traveling within our state’s borders regardless of the safety measures implemented to keep drivers safe.
Texas Car accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm recognize the complicated roads to recovery that victims and their families face in the aftermath of tragic motor vehicle accident accidents. Victims deal with endless pain, medical treatment, and emotional suffering. To make matters even worse, victims are often forced out of work for the duration of their recovery, making it difficult to pay for their financial obligations.
Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm help those injured hold at-fault drivers responsible for their actions. For several years, we have helped several clients collect millions of dollars from negligent and reckless drivers for their injuries and damages. Contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you obtain justice and compensation for your case.
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