Abilene, TX – One Injured In Crash On Interstate 20 With Semi-Truck
Abilene, TX (March 29, 2019) – The Texas Department Of Public Safety responded to the scene of a collision on March 29.
The incident occurred on Interstate 20 between Highway 83/84 and Old Anson Road around 7:15 a.m. According to reports, a pickup truck crashed into the rear-end of an 18-wheeler while both vehicles were traveling eastbound along the interstate. A second 18-wheeler, which was somehow involved in the incident, ended up on its side.
One person was injured in this incident and transported to an area hospital for treatment to unknown injuries. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim at this time.
Semi-Truck Accidents In Texas
Motor vehicle accidents involving semi-trucks often result in serious and life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, over 250,000 victims are injured in motor vehicle accidents across the state each year. The chance of catastrophic injuries is greatly increased in semi-truck accidents because these vehicles are much larger and heavier than most others on the roads.
Semi-truck accidents often have a major impact on the lives of victims. These accidents can result in thousands of dollars in medical expenses and force victims out of work to recover. What makes the situation even worse is the overwhelming pain, and suffering victims often experience.
In Texas, victims are able to contact a Texas truck accident attorney to file a legal claim against the at-fault drivers. Although these claims cannot take away the pain and suffering victims experience, they can help to provide compensation to pay for some of the financial burdens incurred as the result of the incident.
At the Benton Law Firm, our Texas accident injury attorneys have helped numerous victims obtain compensation and justice for their accidents. If you were injured in a semi-truck accident, by no fault of your own, contact our skilled accident injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation as soon as possible.
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