Abilene – Wrong-Way Collision on Highway 36
Posted on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at 5:33 am
A fatal head-on collision which took place on Highway 36 resulted in several injuries, Sunday afternoon.
According to a local news source, the incident occurred at around 5:25 p.m. on Highway 36. A blue Hyundai was seen heading north along the southbound lanes of the road when it collided with an oncoming sport utility vehicle, leaving many occupants injured.
Four occupants in the SUV, identified only as two adults and two children, were transported to an area hospital where they were listed in critical condition. As per local paramedics, they performed life-saving measures on the male driver on the way to the hospital.
Another occupant in the Hyundai also sustained injuries and was rushed to a hospital in serious condition.
No identification has been released at this time.
The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to express our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of the injured victims. We pray for their full recovery as we hope that the Abilene Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.
Sometimes, a car accident can cause serious injuries to multiple parties—and filing a claim can get complicated. To make sure your claim is successful, you need to gather supporting evidence and documents that can back up your claim. It could be a detailed account of the accident you are involved in or documents indicating the extent of injuries you sustained. These may include a video or photograph of the scene, police reports, and medical records, to name a few.