Travis County, TX (February 14, 2021) – An accident reported in Travis County sent several firefighters to area hospitals with injuries. At around 8:39 a.m., on February 13, the Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene of an accident on West Texas State Highway 71.
Reports from authorities show that a firetruck with the Pedernales Fire Department was traveling in the 16000 block of West Texas State Highway 71 during the morning hours when it rolled over.
Four firefighters who were in the vehicle at the time of the crash were injured. All four victims were transported to area hospitals via EMS for the treatment of injuries. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Workplace Accidents in Texas
Every day, millions of Americans head out to their place of employment. When working, we expect a safe and productive environment. When it comes to the construction industry, it is relatively hard to predict the conditions that workers will endure from day to day. As a result, these workers are more likely to sustain serious injuries in accidents. More than 185,000 people are injured on the job every year across the United States.
Regrettably, numerous workers here in Texas suffer devastating injuries that result in overwhelming pain and suffering. Many victims are hospitalized and have to spend months recovering. Not only are injured workers forced to endure overwhelming mental and physical pain and suffering, but victims and their families are left with stacking medical bills. The situation is only made worse by the fact that victims are unable to work and bring home the income they need to support themselves and their families. When victims are harmed in accidents on the job, it is crucial that they contact a workplace accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible to protect their legal rights. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward after a workplace incident.
Working with a knowledgeable and attentive legal team in Texas will ensure you have the best chances of holding wrongdoers accountable and maximizing your recovery. Rasansky Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas have over two and a half decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of injured workers across our state. We strive to provide our clients with trusted and effective legal representation to ensure they are able to recover. Our team is dedicated to helping victims obtain the compensation they deserve for lost wages, medical treatment, and more. If you were injured in an accident on the job, contact our injury accident attorneys in Texas at (214) 617-1816 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case evaluation with our team at JrLawFirm.com at your earliest convenience to get the justice you deserve.
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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.