Austin, TX – Major Vehicle Crash on 5th St
Austin, TX (June 9, 2019) On the 8th of June, a major vehicle crash happened at the intersection of 5th Street and Congress Avenue. An unknown number of vehicles collided at the intersection after 9:00 p.m.
When the fire department, police department, and ambulance arrived, they found at least one vehicle with serious damage. The paramedics helped everyone who sustained injuries and took those who had major injuries to the closest hospitals in the area. Crews helped remove the damaged vehicles out of the intersection.
The police are currently investigating to determine who will be held liable.
We hope everyone involved in the accident is safely recovering.
Vehicle Accidents in Texas
In Texas alone, over 80,000 vehicle accidents occur because of drivers not paying attention to their surroundings. Driver inattention could occur for multiple reasons, some of which include being on a cell phone, disciplining a child, eating, putting on makeup, and more. Sometimes emergencies occur and drivers unintentionally veer into opposite lanes or suddenly brake. However, most of the time when drivers veer into opposite lanes, it’s often because of drunk driving or driving while fatigued, which produces the same bodily responses and equally puts drivers in danger.
At Benton Law Firm, we have great relationships with forensic scientists in order to help our clients effectively prove their negligence claims against other drivers. If our clients weren’t responsible for causing a collision, we don’t believe they should be held financially liable, which is why we work so hard on their behalves. If you or someone you love was hurt in a car accident, call our office today for a free consultation at 214-219-4878. We are here to assist you with filing your personal injury lawsuit.
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