Dallas, TX – Crash On West Northwest Highway Results In Injuries
Dallas, TX (August 9, 2019) – On August 9, at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Dallas Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on West Northwest Highway.
Reports from police indicate that a construction worker was operating machinery in two lanes of the highway, which were closed for construction when they were struck by a motor vehicle near Timberline Drive.
The construction worker was provided medical attention at the scene of the incident.
The driver fled the scene of the incident before being chased down and stopped by another worker.
The driver was reportedly under the influence at the time of the crash.
The driver was injured and transported to an area hospital for treatment.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
Workplace Accidents in Texas
Without a doubt, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous professions across the United States. Here in Texas, countless workers are injured on the job every day. When construction workers are working with heavy machinery along roadways, they are at an increased risk of being injured. The loud machinery and dark conditions do not allow them to see everything going on around them. Unfortunately, there are many instances where construction workers are harmed by impaired or negligent drivers. In some cases, workers can contact a workplace accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
For over two decades, Texas personal injury attorneys in Texas have helped numerous victims get the compensation and justice they deserve for their injuries on the job. Over the years, we have helped numerous victims collect millions of dollars for their legal claims. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation with an accident injury attorney in Texas.
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