Houston, TX (January 2, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported early Saturday morning left one officer injured. At around 2 a.m., on January 2, the Houston Police Department responded to the scene of a collision on Lockwood Drive.
Local news sources show that an officer was stopped near the westbound lanes of Lockwood Drive while waiting for a Texas Department of Transportation vehicle to arrive to repair a major pothole in the road.
As the officer’s cruiser sat in the roadway, a second vehicle slammed into it. The officer sustained injuries in the accident. Both the officer and the driver of the second car were transported to area hospitals for the treatment of injuries. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their fast and full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in automobile accidents throughout the state of Texas. These accidents happen so often that we seem to have become accustomed to witnesses the devastating aftermath victims and their families are forced to endure. Although the majority of accidents end in minor injuries for victims, tens of thousands of victims incur spinal cord injuries, head trauma, and even broken bones. Serious injury accidents often force victims into area hospitals where they have to undergo extensive medical treatment.
Although we can be careful to ensure the safety of other motorists on the roads, there is no guarantee that others are providing us with the same care and consideration. In fact, nearly 4 out of every 5 accidents are a result of a driver’s reckless and negligent actions. When victims are injured in vehicle accidents, it is crucial that they reach out to a car accident attorney in Houston as soon as possible. Those injured in accidents caused by negligent drivers may be entitled to compensation to help cover the costs they face moving forward.
Texas personal injury attorneys at Farah Law have over five decades of experience providing effective and aggressive legal representation to victims who have been injured in accidents in Houston and throughout Southeast Texas. Our team is available at your earliest convenience to review the circumstances of your accident to determine what legal options are available to best help you get the justice you deserve. From the beginning, we start building each case as if it were going to trial. This better positions our team to negotiate on behalf of victims to ensure they get the medical treatment they need to recover from their accidents. We are committed to helping victims maximize their recoveries so they can move forward and reach their goals. If you have been injured in an accident in Houston as a result of another person’s reckless, negligent, or careless actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (888) 481-9359. By scheduling a free case evaluation we can get started on getting you the justice you deserve from those who cause you harm.
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