San Antonio, TX – 1 Seriously Injured In Collision On Hwy 281 N
San Antonio, TX (August 23, 2019) – At approximately 10 p.m. on August 21, emergency crews responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on US Highway 281 North.
According to reports, a car was traveling north along Highway 281 in the far left lane. As the vehicle traveled down the road, it attempted to pass a car next to it. A car traveling too closely behind struck the first car in the rear, causing it to crash into the median.
As the vehicle impacted the median, it rolled over multiple times before coming to rest along the shoulder of the road. The car then burst into flames.
The driver of the vehicle was seriously injured and transported to an area hospital.
The driver of the second car fled the scene without stopping.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Texas Car Accidents
Following too closely continues to be one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents across our state. Sadly, over 17,500 people are seriously injured in collisions across Texas annually. When victims are harmed in collisions, they are often forced into area hospitals where they remain for weeks receiving extensive medical treatment.
In many cases, victims deal with overwhelming pain and suffering – physically, mentally, and financially. When victims are harmed in collisions caused by the negligent or reckless acts of others, it is crucial that they contact a car accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Texas personal injury attorneys at The Benton Law Firm have helped countless victims collect full and fair compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, and various other damages resulting from their accidents. Our attorneys work diligently to protect the legal rights of victims so they can focus on recovering. Contact our car accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 777-7777 to see how we can help you.
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