Baytown, TX (December 6, 2022) – A woman was left with significant injuries following a crash that took place on Tuesday morning in Baytown. On December 6, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a crash on Interstate 10 E. Freeway.
According to law enforcement, a head-on collision between a 2007 Freightliner hauling a semi-trailer and an SUV occurred on Interstate 10, along the eastbound side of the roadway near North Main Street.
The woman driving the SUV suffered severe injuries in the crash. The woman was airlifted from the scene of the crash in a flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where she underwent emergency treatment for her injuries.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the collision.
We hope the woman injured as a result of this crash recovers quickly.
Truck Accidents in Texas
A truck accident can have an overwhelming impact on your life. Each year, we see thousands of people left with severe injuries due to truck accidents that take place in our state. Truck accidents that involve small passenger vehicles are more likely to result in significant for those inside of them. Regrettably, there are many instances where people are involved in head-on collisions with these large commercial vehicles.
There are many potential causes of head-on collisions, but some are more common than others. One of the most common causes is simply distracted driving. When a driver is not paying attention to the road ahead, they may veer into oncoming traffic without realizing it. This can happen if they are looking at their phone, fiddling with the radio, or even just daydreaming.
Other common causes of head-on collisions include speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Both of these actions make it more difficult for a driver to react in time if another vehicle crosses into their lane. Additionally, drivers who are fatigued or falling asleep at the wheel can also cause head-on collisions if they drift into oncoming traffic.
Finally, poor road conditions can also lead to head-on collisions. If there is a lot of traffic, winding roads, or animals crossing the road, drivers may be more likely to lose control of their vehicle and cross into oncoming traffic. Head-on collisions can be devastating, so it’s important to be aware of the potential causes and take steps to avoid them whenever possible.
If you’ve been in a truck accident, you know how devastating they can be. The physical and emotional injuries can be overwhelming, and the thought of dealing with insurance companies and their lawyers can seem nearly impossible. Thankfully, you don’t have to go through this alone. Goudarzi & Young are here to help. We have the experience and resources to get you the compensation you deserve, and we’re not afraid to take on the big trucking companies. Contact our Texas truck accident lawyers today for a free consultation, and let us help you get your life back on track.
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