Salado–Fatality, Injury Reported in Wrong-way Collision on Interstate 35
Posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 6:50 am
At least one person was injured while another died in a fatal car accident on Interstate 35, Monday night.
According to initial reports, the collision took place at around 9:00 p.m. A vehicle that was heading on the wrong direction along the southbound lanes of I-35 crashed into a passing vehicle near exit 286. The impact of the collision seriously injured the driver of one of the vehicles. He was taken to Baylor Scott & White for treatment. However, his condition remains unknown at this time.
Authorities said that one person also died from the impact. His identification has not been released pending notification of the victim’s family.
All southbound lanes were temporarily shut down for clearing. Further details are yet to be released by the Belton Police Department as the crash is still under investigation.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We also pray for a fast recovery of the injured driver. We believe that the Salado Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.
If you are injured by a reckless driver, the first thing you need to do is call the police. Once the investigation is completed, you can file a lawsuit against the suspected driver and possibly. A successful case could help you cover your medical expenses and compensate for your emotional and physical suffering. Speak with your personal injury lawyer to know more about your rights to fair compensation.