Houston, TX (December 19, 2022) – A truck wreck occurred in the Langwood area early Monday morning that sent at least one person to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries. At around 4:10 a.m., on December 19, the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a traffic crash on US Highway 290.
Preliminary investigations show that a car and an 18-wheeler collided on the eastbound side of US Highway 290 during the early morning hours. The Texas Department of Public Safety and area firefighters responded to the scene. Authorities went to work immediately on securing the roadway near Antoine Drive.
Medics were called to the scene of the accident to provide care to the injured victims. Those who required further care were then transported to local hospitals.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is actively investigating the wreck.
We hope the victims of this truck crash are able to recover quickly.
Truck Accidents in Texas
Truck accidents take the lives of thousands of people in the United States each year. Unfortunately, we see countless people harmed or killed as a result of these accidents right here in the state of Texas. Day after day, we continue to see innocent people suffer debilitating injuries and truck accidents due to negligence.
Some of the most common causes of truck accidents that we see here in our state include:
- Drunk drivers.
- Distracted drivers.
- Drivers who fail to yield.
- Drivers who recklessly switch lanes.
- Drivers who run red lights.
Unfortunately, these and other acts of negligence often lead to crashes that cause severe injuries for those involved. Spinal cord injuries can be extremely debilitating and may require lifelong care. Traumatic brain injuries can also be very serious and can lead to long-term cognitive impairment. Broken bones can be extremely painful, and may take a long time to heal properly.
If you or someone you love has been hurt in a truck accident, it is important to seek medical care immediately following the accident. These types of injuries can have a major impact on your health and well-being, and it is important to get the treatment you need as soon as possible. You should also seek the legal assistance of a Houston truck accident lawyer right away. You may have options available to help you get compensation for your damages.
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, it is important to know that you are not alone. The experienced personal injury lawyers at Goudarzi & Young are here to help. We offer a free consultation so that we can assess your individual case and determine how best to proceed. With extensive experience in this area of the law, we have the knowledge and resources necessary to get you the compensation you deserve. Contact us today at 800-256-5169 to get started.
Notes: Our team of dedicated writers created this post through the use of secondary sources; therefore, we have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this truck accident. If you locate incorrect information, please contact Goudarzi & Young, L.L.P. so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. This post will be removed if requested.
Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately, then speak to a lawyer as soon as possible. The photograph used in this post is not representative of this accident. This post is not a solicitation for business.