Austin – Multi-Car Crash on Interstate 35
Posted on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 5:56 am
The Austin Police Department has yet to release more details about a vehicle collision involving several cars on Interstate 35 last Saturday morning.
At around 11:15 a.m., local police officers were dispatched to I-35 near Cesar Chavez Street after they received a call reporting a crash. Further details surrounding the incident are scarce but it was confirmed that at least four vehicles were involved. The impact of the collision left one person with minor injuries. His identity and condition were not immediately disclosed.
No one else was injured.
Traffic has been detoured to the frontage road.
Area investigators arrived at the scene to determine the circumstances leading up to the accident. Any witness who has information about the case is encouraged to get in contact with the authorities.
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.