San Angelo, TX – Distracted Driver Injures One On Chadbourne Street
San Angelo, TX (April 4, 2019) – On Wednesday, April 3, San Angelo Police Department responded to the scene of a collision in the 300 block of South Chadbourne Street.
According to investigating Officer Welch with the San Angelo Police Department, the driver of a silver Dodge Durango dropped his phone and became distracted behind the wheel. As a result, he failed to control the speed of his vehicle and rear-ended a maroon GMC Sierra pickup truck.
The occupants of the Durango were uninjured in the collision. The driver of the Sierra was transported to Shannon Medical Center for treatment of injuries.
We hope the injured person is able to make a full recovery from their injuries.
Car Accidents In Texas
In 2017, statistics show that there were 537,000 automobile accidents on roads in Texas. Out of this total, over 100,000 were caused by distracted drivers. The majority of these crashes were drivers distracted by their cellphones. Unfortunately, even though there was a law enacted to ban cell phone use for drivers, it continues to be a problem.
Victims injured by distracted drivers often face thousands of dollars in medical expenses to treat injuries sustained in their accidents. Those injured are able to contact a personal injury lawyer in Texas to help them get restitution from the at-fault driver for injuries and various damages sustained.
Texas car accident attorneys from the Benton Law Firm are dedicated to helping those injured get the compensation and justice they deserve. Our firm has helped several victims collect over a million dollars for their cases, and we are dedicated to helping everyone harmed get the maximum amount of compensation they are entitled to for their cases. Contact our firm at (214) 219-4878 to speak with an accident injury attorney in Texas to see what legal options are available for you.
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