Lufkin, TX (July 25, 2020) – An automobile accident reported on Friday afternoon sent several victims to area hospitals with injuries. According to reports, at around 4 p.m., on July 24, the Texas Department of Public Safety was called to the site a collision on Texas State Highway 103.
Investigations surrounding the crash show that a 2001 Ford F-150 pickup truck was facing westbound on the highway while waiting for an eastbound vehicle to pass so they could make a turn before it collided with a westbound 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe SUV. The crash caused the Chevrolet to overturn and land in a ditch.
The 30-year-old driver of the Chevrolet, Ashley Ray, and her passenger, 34-year-old Mario Garcia, were transported to Woodland Heights Medical Center for treatment of injuries. Five children involved in the crash were transported to Woodland Heights Medical Center for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
Car accidents throughout Texas send tens of thousands of victims to area hospitals with catastrophic injuries each year. Many victims require immediate medical attention and have to spend weeks off work to recover. Statistics surrounding collisions in Texas are often eye-opening. According to reports, one person is killed in a crash every two hours and twenty-four minutes in our state. Injury accidents happen far more often, leaving one person injured roughly every 2 minutes. Although these accidents often result in minor injuries, nearly 20,000 people are hospitalized with serious and life-altering injuries.
Many victims involved in collisions are forced to undergo both immediate and long-term treatment for their injuries. Thousands of people sustain broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and other injuries that have a debilitating impact on their lives and wellbeing. When victims are injured in accidents caused by negligent drivers, they may be able to obtain compensation to cover the costs they face. Victims should contact an aggressive personal injury attorney in Texas at their earliest convenience to see what legal options are available.
Our Texas car accident attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm have extensive experience helping victims get the justice and compensation they deserve for their legal claims. Our knowledgeable attorneys strive to protect the legal rights and best interests of those harmed, so they are able to move forward from their accidents in the best way possible. If you were injured in an accident, due to the actions of others, contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the Dallas community, Rasansky Law Firm’s goal is to improve the safety of all residents in the great state of Texas. While we are extremely saddened by the accidents we report on, we hope that through knowledge of these accidents, individuals will exercise caution in order to avoid similar accidents in the future. These reports are not solicitations for business and the information included herein should not be taken as medical or legal advice. We hope for the quickest recovery for those involved in these accidents.