Athens, TX – Bus Accident on Hwy 175 Results in Injuries
Athens, TX (September 4, 2019) – A bus accident on Highway 175 leaves one man injured.
Just before 5 p.m. on September 3, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 175 East.
According to reports, a Bus from the Athens ISD collided with a Chevrolet pickup truck along Highway 175 East near Smith Lumber Company.
No children on the bus were injured in the collision.
Unfortunately, the driver of the Chevrolet was injured and transported to a hospital in Athens for treatment.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Motor Vehicle Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents involving larger commercial vehicles often result in serious and life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, over 250,000 victims are injured in motor vehicle accidents across the state each year. The chance of catastrophic injuries is greatly increased in commercial vehicle accidents because these vehicles are much larger and heavier than most others on the roads.
Commercial vehicle accidents often have a major impact on the lives of victims. These accidents can result in thousands of dollars in medical expenses and force victims out of work to recover. What makes the situation even worse is the overwhelming pain, and suffering victims often experience.
Victims are able to contact a Texas truck accident attorney to file a legal claim against the at-fault drivers. Although these claims cannot take away the pain and suffering victims experience, they can help to provide compensation to pay for some of the financial burdens incurred as the result of the incident.
At The Benton Law Firm, our Texas accident injury attorneys have helped numerous victims obtain compensation and justice for their accidents. If you were injured in a semi-truck accident, by no fault of your own, contact our skilled accident injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation as soon as possible.
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