Houston, TX- Collision on the North Freeway Sends One To Hospital
Houston, TX (August 12, 2019) – On August 11, around 5:40 a.m., the Houston Police Department received the request for assistance regarding a pedestrian accident on the North Freeway.
Reports from police indicate that a man pulled his vehicle off to the right shoulder of the North Freeway, near West Road, to change the tire after a blowout. While working on the vehicle, it was struck from the rear by a white Mazda. The impact sent the victim through the windshield of the Mazda, causing his leg to suffer extensive injuries.
The injured victim also sustained head injuries and multiple broken bones and was transported to an area hospital.
Reports indicate that the Mazda crashed into two other vehicles before the driver fled the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
There are countless instances where drivers have to pull off to the side of the road for vehicle repairs. Engaging in this type of necessary behavior is extremely dangerous, especially because of careless drivers on the road. Unfortunately, thousands of people are seriously injured in pedestrian accidents across Texas annually.
In many cases, victims incur traumatic brain injuries and broken bones that require extensive medical treatment. When victims are injured in collisions caused by negligent or reckless drivers, it is crucial that they contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have helped thousands of victims get the justice and compensation they deserve for their injuries. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure those harmed get full and fair compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages incurred from their accidents. Contact our injury accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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