Houston, TX (November 21, 2022) – A major truck accident took place in the Houston area on Monday morning that caused severe delays in traffic while leaving at least one person injured. The crash was reported at around 5:30 in the morning on November 21.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a crash involving a big rig and an unknown number of vehicles occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 45. The incident blocks multiple main lanes of travel near Memorial Drive. Crews spent several hours at the scene of the accident as they worked to reopen the roadway.
Medical personnel was requested on-site to provide treatment to victims who suffered injuries. An undisclosed number of injured parties were provided transportation to local medical facilities, where they underwent treatment for the injuries they suffered in the collision.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is actively investigating the circumstances of the crash.
We hope all of those who were harmed due to this crash recover quickly.
Truck Accidents in Texas
A truck accident can change your life instantly. Being left with serious physical and emotional pain and suffering can make it seem difficult to move forward. Unfortunately, we see countless people left with severe spinal cord injuries, internal organ injuries, and even broken bones as a result of these devastating crashes. There are many instances where people are harmed as a result of negligent parties.
One of the most common causes of fatal truck accidents is fatigued motorists. When a truck driver is fatigued, they are more likely to make mistakes and cause an accident.
Another common cause of fatal truck accidents is speeding. Truck drivers often have to drive long hours and may be tempted to speed in order to make their deliveries on time. Speeding makes it more difficult for the driver to control the truck and can lead to devastating accidents.
Inadequate maintenance is another common cause of fatal truck accidents. When trucks are not properly maintained, they are more likely to break down or have mechanical problems that can lead to an accident.
If you’ve suffered debilitating injuries in a crash, it is important that you seek legal guidance from a Houston truck accident lawyer right away. A seasoned legal team will be able to help identify who was at fault for the accident and take legal action against them.
Our lawyers at Goudarzi & Young have more than 25 years of experience representing victims of crashes across the state. Following your accident, our team will remain by your side and fight to protect your legal rights and best interests. We will advocate on your behalf to make sure your best interests are reflected throughout the duration of your claim. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free case evaluation to get started as soon as possible. Contact our personal injury law firm today at 800-256-5169 to discuss your case.
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.