Dallas, TX – Officer Hospitalized After Crash on State Hwy 354 Loop
Dallas, TX (September 19, 2019) – At approximately 10:30 a.m. on September 18, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 354 Loop (Harry Hines Blvd).
According to reports, an officer was traveling north along Harry Hines Boulevard when they attempted to make a turn onto Willowbrook Road. As the officer turned, they were struck by another vehicle, which ran the red light at the intersection.
The officer was injured in the collision and transported to Parkland Medical Center for treatment.
The driver, as well as one passenger, in the second vehicle, were arrested at the scene. The driver was charged with DWI.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 17,500 people are seriously injured in collisions across our state. Roughly 50% of all accidents are caused by drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol while behind the wheel.
When victims are harmed by drunk drivers, they are often forced into local area hospitals where they undergo extensive medical treatment for their injuries. In some cases, victims have to spend weeks in recovery and months in therapy. When victims are harmed due to the reckless acts of others, it is crucial that they contact a car accident attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
For over two decades, The Benton Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas have helped countless victims get full and fair compensation for their legal claims. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping those harmed get the restitution they deserve so they can get the medical care they need. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to get help now.
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