San Antonio, TX (February 7, 2022) – At least one person was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries following an auto accident on the North Side of San Antonio.
At around 1:30 a.m., on February 6, emergency crews rushed to the scene of a crash on US Highway 281.
Reports from the San Antonio Police Department show that a crash between vehicles blocked the right lanes of northbound US Highway 281. The incident caused delays in the area of Isom Road as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.
EMS rendered aid to victims briefly on-site before transporting them to area hospitals for further care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
In Texas, we see our fair share of motor vehicle accidents. In fact, roughly every 2.5 minutes, someone is hurt in a traffic-related incident somewhere in our state. These accidents add up to more than 200,000 people every year. Although the majority of accidents end in minor injuries and disruptions for victims, around 15,000 people are hospitalized with severe injuries that require extensive medical care.
Although most drivers are considerate of others, we see many accidents take place due to driver errors. When vehicles follow too closely, they run the risk of not being able to stop in time to avoid a collision. Rear-end collisions account for around 29% of total collisions every year in the United States. In San Antonio, we see countless people suffer back and neck injuries, broken bones, and other severe injuries in these collisions.
When victims are hurt in collisions, they should seek the assistance of a car accident lawyer in San Antonio as soon as possible. In some cases, victims may have legal options available to help them move forward and hold negligent parties accountable for their actions.
San Antonio Personal Injury Lawyers
Packard Law Firm began nearly five decades ago with the commitment to protect victims throughout Southeast Texas who have been impacted by the actions of others. Our San Antonio personal injury lawyers have helped countless people protect their legal rights after being harmed in crashes due to the negligence of others.
It is essential that victims are able to get the compensation they deserve, and our team is dedicated to helping them to do so. Our team will investigate your accident, work with experts to build the strongest case imaginable, and aggressively negotiate financial compensation on your behalf. If you have been injured in a collision, our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident. We will build the strongest case possible to get you justice. Contact our law firm at (210) 340-8877. Our Texas personal injury lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss your case and the legal options available for you.
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Disclaimer: We hope our readers will be reminded to slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid being injured in a serious accident. This is not a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post does not constitute legal or medical advice. The photograph in this post was not taken at the accident scene.