Amarillo, TX – Two People Injured In Collision On Hillside Road
Amarillo, TX (April 26, 2019)- On Thursday, April 25, Amarillo Police responded to the scene of a major accident under the overpass located on Canyon Drive near Hillside Road.
According to police, an 18-year-old pregnant woman and a 37-year-old woman were traveling east on Hillside while another vehicle was traveling east in the westbound lanes. The driver struck the 18-year-old’s car, causing the 37-year-old driver’s car to swerve up the overpass, which was subsequently struck by the unidentified driver on the way down.
The 18-year-old woman and 37-year-old woman were both transported to an area hospital in critical condition. The unidentified driver was intoxicated and arrested at the scene.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
Drunk Driving Car Accidents In Texas
Every year, over 270,000 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents across Texas. Unfortunately, a larger percentage of motor vehicle accidents are caused by drivers who are impaired while operating their vehicles.
Victims who are injured in motor vehicle accidents caused by intoxicated drivers should contact a car accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible. They may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate financial burdens associated with lost wages, medical expenses, and other damages sustained from the accident.
The Benton Law Firm’s car accident attorneys in Texas have over 20-years of combined experience helping victims get the justice they deserve from impaired drivers who cause them harm. Our attorneys work diligently to help those harmed obtain restitution to cover various costs incurred from these horrific accidents. Contact the Benton Law Firm at (214) 219-4878 to meet with one of our knowledgeable car accident attorneys in Texas at your earliest convenience.
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