Houston, TX (February 27, 2021) - A car wreck in Houston required an emergency dispatch this afternoon, February 27. Just after 3:00 p.m., police, paramedics, and fire crews were sent to assist at the scene of an auto accident on Main Street.
Sources indicate that the crash took place in the 600 block of Main Street near Capitol Street. The factors contributing to the cause of the incident have not been established at this time.
According to reports, one or more persons were hurt in the collision. Involved parties who sustained serious injuries were transported from the scene via ambulance in order to receive further treatment at the hospital.
Road closures were issued on Main Street while first responders worked at the site of the crash. Drivers in the area were asked to utilize alternate travel routes for several hours after the accident occurred.
The police in Houston continue to investigate the incident.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved in hopes of a complete and quick recovery.
Houston Auto Collisions
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. Approximately every two minutes, someone is injured in a motor vehicle accident somewhere in the state of Texas.
Being injured in a car accident can have unpredictable consequences on the lives of victims. In many cases, victims are rushed from the site of their accidents to area hospitals for treatment. Tens of thousands of people have to undergo emergency surgery for their injuries and spend days or even weeks in area hospitals. Many people have to spend time off work to recover and deal with pain and suffering and the financial impact of not being able to work while being presented with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills.
Although drivers can act to protect others on the road, there is no way to ensure others will provide them with the same care and consideration. In fact, the majority of accidents are caused by negligent, reckless, and careless drivers. Those who speed, engage in reckless driving behaviors, and drive impaired, place others at serious risk. In some cases, victims can work with car accident attorneys in Texas to obtain compensation to help cover the costs of medical care and various other expenses they face moving forward.
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