Austin— Head-on Collision on FM 973 Injured Two
Posted on Monday, February 11th, 2019 at 4:55 am
At least two people were hospitalized after a car accident on Farm to Market 973 Road east of Decker Lake last Friday morning.
Just before 5:50 a.m., local emergency crews responded to a wreck at the 7000 block of FM 973 Road. When they arrived at the scene of the collision, one person had to be extricated from the wreckage. How the crash actually took place is yet to be determined.
According to initial reports, two men sustained various injuries from the crash. They were rushed to South Austin Hospital for treatment of their injuries that were considered serious but non-life threatening. Authorities only identified them as a 40-year-old and 20-year-old men who were reportedly related.
Investigators were also requested at the scene to gather evidence and determine the factors that contributed to the collision.
No further details were released.
Our deepest sympathies to the victim of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the Austin 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.
Being a victim of a collision is an overwhelming experience. If you are a passenger in a car involved in crash, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention for yourself and anyone who needs it. After this, you’ll want to alert your insurance provider regarding damages or injuries you sustained from the collision. To submit a claim, you would need to gather documents supporting your claim. These may include a video of the scene or a photograph of the damages to the vehicles, police reports stating the facts of the accident, and medical records indicating the severity of your injury, to name a few.