Florence — 10-Car Crash on TX-195 Leads to Critical Injuries
Posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 5:24 am by Williams Hart
A traffic accident involving 10 vehicles in the city of Florence left two crash victims critically injured on Friday, February 8, 2019.
The collision occurred along Texas State Highway 195, and though the accident did not have any fatalities, two people were brought to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) later reported that a total of nine people were hospitalized because of this accident.
The accident caused the roadway to be closed, and it was only reopened at around 9:30 p.m. However, a second collision involving a deputy’s vehicle happened once the highway was reopened up, so the road was re-closed.
It is unfortunate to hear of the injuries that the victims of this accident sustained. Alas, they are only a few of the very many people who are affected by a car accident. Car accidents are a problem in this day and age, and yet, they still continue to happen on a regular basis. In a statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents occur almost every minute of every day, and for every 16 minutes, someone dies from a car accident. This can be translated to be about 6 million car accidents every year and about 37,000 people dying from them.
Car accidents are quite difficult to the victims and their respective families. Thankfully, there are lawyers that specialize in car accidents, so if you are a victim of this kind of accident, or you know someone who is, or you lost a loved one because of this, then please never hesitate to ask for help from these lawyers. They will help you in protecting your rights and in getting you the justice that you deserve.
If someone you love was seriously hurt or killed in an accident, you may be unsure of where to turn. The attorneys of Williams Hart have experience helping people through the aftermath of catastrophic accidents, and we can help you too. Contact our law firm at (713) 352-7071 to speak with an experienced lawyer today.
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