Austin – 1 Injured Following a Car Accident on I-35
Posted on Friday, July 19th, 2019 at 12:10 am
At least one person was sent to a hospital after a car accident involving two vehicles on Interstate 35 last Tuesday.
At around 2:30 a.m., local police officers were dispatched on Interstate 35 to assist in a crash. According to the initial reports, two cars somehow collided on the northbound lanes which caused one of the vehicles to overturn. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, they found one person suffering from unknown injuries. He was immediately taken to the nearest hospital for treatment. The extent of his injuries was not disclosed.
The Austin Police Department arrived at the scene to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. They said that a number of occupants in one of the vehicles attempted to escape the scene of the crash.
An investigation is underway.
We are deeply saddened for the family and loved ones of the injured victim. Our prayers and thoughts are with them. We strongly believe that the Austin Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Texas is among the states in the US that have the most car accidents which involved injuries and fatalities every year. Some of the common factors contributing to the rising cases of collisions in the area include the worsening traffic situation, weather conditions, and poor driving habits.
Bad driving habits are the greatest cause of a fatal crash. It can be lethal to the person behind the wheel, as well as the drivers on the road. Drivers who do not use their signal to change lanes or those who do not secure their blind spots before shifting direction are more likely to be involved in an accident. Some of the most dangerous driving habits include speeding, unsafe lane change, tailgating, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you or someone you love has been a victim of a car accident with a negligent driver, you have a right to fair compensation for the trauma you experienced and the injuries you have suffered.