Fort Worth–Police Chase on Interstate 35 Leaves One Injured
Posted on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 at 11:16 pm
Last Friday night, a police chase which started near Interstate 35 and Interstate 20 sent a child to a hospital with injuries.
According to police reports, local authorities spotted a vehicle moving erratically near the interchange. However, the driver refused to pull over which prompted a chase for about two miles. The vehicle then slammed into a minivan and a pickup truck traveling along the highway. The impact of the collision injured a girl in the minivan. She was transported to the nearest hospital for treatment. Her injuries were considered minor.
The driver who led the police chase sustained minor injuries and was cited for evading arrest. His identification has not been disclosed.
No additional information available as of this writing.
Local investigators were requested at the scene to determine liability.
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 Fort Worth 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.