Wilmer, TX – 2 Injured in Wrong-Way Accident on I-45
Wilmer, TX (June 22, 2019) On the morning of June 21st, a fiery wrong-way accident happened on the Interstate 45 Freeway at Pleasant Run. A Chevrolet sedan was traveling in the wrong direction for unknown reasons when it collided with a Lexus. Shortly after the accident, a fire erupted. The fiery collision happened at 4:00 a.m.
When the paramedics arrived, they found both drivers suffering from injuries and took them both to Baylor University Medical Center for immediate treatment. The driver who was driving in the wrong direction has been identified as 23-year-old Jay’la Sherley.
The accident is currently under investigation as authorities figure out why Sherley was driving in the wrong direction.
We hope Jay’la Sherley and the other injured victim fully recover from their injuries.
Wrong-Way Accidents in Texas
Over the past decade, over 4,000 people have lost their lives in wrong-way accidents nationwide. Studies show that wrong way collisions are most common between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., which is known as dead hours since it’s the most dangerous time of day to be on the road. These are the deadliest hours to drive because most people are leaving clubs, bars, and parties.
At Benton Law Firm, we work hard to help our injured clients win their personal injury lawsuits against reckless drivers. We have spent years successfully helping our clients win funds to cover all of their medical expenses, vehicle damages, and much more. If you or someone you love was hurt in a car accident, contact our office for a free consultation at 214-219-4878.
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