Houston, TX – Firefighter Injured in Accident on U.S. 290
Houston, TX (June 16, 2019) On the morning of June 15th, an accident happened on U.S. 290 at around 4:00 a.m. A Houston firefighter was responding to an accident when their vehicle was T-boned by a passenger vehicle. The firefighter’s vehicle was blocking the initial crash at the time of the accident.
When the police and ambulance arrived to help, they found one of the firefighters injured at the scene. They immediately transported the injured victim to a nearby hospital for treatment. Fortunately, the firefighter made it to the hospital in stable condition.
Authorities are still working to figure out what caused the major collision.
We wish the injured firefighter a quick recovery.
Vehicle Accidents in Texas
Unfortunately, firefighter collisions are the number cause of all firefighter fatalities in the United States. Between the years of 2000 to 2009, over 31,000 collisions involved fire vehicles. The most common time for a collision involving a fire vehicle is during an emergency, which accounts for 70 percent of all fire vehicle collisions. It’s very important for those who sustain injuries in these collisions to quickly reach out to an experienced Texas personal injury attorney for legal help.
At Benton Law Firm, we are passionate about helping those who have been wrongfully injured in car accidents that potentially could have been avoided, especially if negligence was involved. We work hard to ensure we have collected enough data to help our clients win their personal injury lawsuits, which has led to our high success rate. If you or someone you love was hurt in a car accident, contact our office today for a free consultation at 214-219-4878.
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