Houston, TX (October 13, 2020) – An accident reported in the Houston area sent two people to local hospitals with injuries early Saturday morning. At approximately 2:30 a.m., on October 10, the Houston Police Department responded to the scene of an accident on South Shepard Drive.
Reports provided by the police show that a crash involving multiple vehicles took place on South Shepherd Drive. After the collision, one vehicle, a BMW i8, went off the roadway at the intersection with San Felipe Street. The vehicle became wedged between two light poles, pinning two occupants inside. Both victims were extricated by firefighters and transported to an area trauma center for treatment. The BMW was completely totaled and towed away from the scene.
A second vehicle, a black sedan, sustained severe front-end damage. The vehicle was towed from the scene. However, no injuries to the driver were reported. A third vehicle was also involved in the accident. However, no injuries were reported for anyone inside the vehicle.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation by the Houston Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
Automobiles have long been used as reliable transportation for people across the United States. Although there have been numerous advancements in the use and safety of these vehicles, they still present risks for people who use them. Motor vehicle accidents in Texas send more than 17,500 people to area hospitals with injuries. In many cases, victims sustain broken bones, spinal cord injuries, cuts, and bruises that are extremely painful. Depending on the severity of injuries, victims can expect to be rushed to local hospitals where they are forced to undergo testing and extensive medical treatment.
In some cases, victims who are injured in accidents as a result of another person’s actions, they may be entitled to compensation to help cover the costs of medical treatment, lost wages, and various other costs they face moving forward. Working with a responsive, aggressive, and effective legal team in the aftermath of your accident can help to ensure you get the justice you deserve. A car accident attorney in Houston can help you file a legal claim against those at-fault to protect your legal rights and best interests.
Our team at Farah Law has extensive experience helping clients throughout Houston protect their legal rights after being harmed in accidents through no fault of their own. From the beginning, we begin building each case as if it were to go to trial to ensure we are in the best position possible to demand compensation during negotiations. If we are unable to come to a settlement agreement, we provide effective and competent representation in court to ensure our clients get the outcome they expect for their personal injury claims. If you were injured in an accident as a result of another person’s negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in Houston at (888) 481-9359 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you. Our car accident attorneys are committed to helping our clients move forward to reach their goals after being harmed. Call us now to see how we can help you get the justice you deserve.
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