Houston, TX (March 19, 2021) - A truck driver was killed after a three-vehicle crash occurred near Buc-ee’s on the Katy Freeway on Friday afternoon.
According to officials with the Texas Department of Safety, the tanker truck was on fire and forced multiple lanes of the freeway to be closed. The crash happened on Interstate 10 westbound at Cane Island Parkway in Fort Bend County.
Officers with the Katy Police Department and DPS authorities were working the scene and have not said if other victims sustained injuries in the collision.
The police in Houston continue to investigate the details of the incident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with everyone involved in hopes of a complete recovery.
Car Crashes in Houston
People involved in car accidents are often forced to deal with and an array of consequences. Although we like to think that everyone comes out of vehicle accidents unharmed, this is far from the truth. In fact, where than 17000 people are hospitalized with injuries from car accidents each year in the state of Texas. In many cases, victims suffer from broken bones in spinal cord injuries that leave them in overwhelming pain. As if dealing with pain were not enough, thousands of people require extensive medical treatment for their injuries. In most cases of severe injuries, victims are required to spend extensive time in area hospitals and go through therapy for months. The mental, emotional, and physical consequences are only half the battle.
Quite often, victims are forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the medical treatment they need for their injuries. For this reason, it is imperative that victims who are injured in car accidents caused by the negligent actions of others reach out to a car accident attorney in Houston as soon as possible. When victims are injured in accidents, through no fault of their own, they may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the cost of medical care and to offset the lost wages that they endure. Quite often, victims find it extremely beneficial to work with a reputable legal team after being injured in an accident.
At Farah Law, we strive to help injured victims maximize their recoveries. Our attorneys meet with potential clients to discuss the circumstances surrounding their accidents to determine the best course of legal action. By reviewing the details of your accident, our personal injury attorneys in Texas can help you fight aggressively to get the maximum amount of and the justice you deserve. If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s negligent or reckless actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Houston at (888) 481-9359 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case review with our team to determine what legal options are available to help you move forward and recover.
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