San Antonio, TX (February 4, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the San Antonio area on Thursday afternoon ended in injuries and delays. At around 2:30 p.m., on February 3, the police, firefighters, and medical personnel responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 10.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between vehicles occurred on the westbound side of Interstate 10 in the area of De Zavala Road. The incident caused delays that extended back to Woods tone Drive.
EMS rendered aid to victims on-site before transporting those in need of further care to area hospitals.
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
For nearly five decades, our San Antonio personal injury lawyers at Packard Law Firm have worked diligently to protect the legal rights of victims and families across Southeast Texas. We understand the time following an accident can be incredibly challenging. For this reason, we provide our clients with personalized representation that truly reflects their needs and best interests every step of the way. No case is too big or too small – we handle them all. Not only are we committed to providing each of our clients with the representation they can trust, but we provide each person we work with the dignity and compassion they deserve. If you have been injured in a car accident, due to the negligence of another driver, contact our personal injury lawyers in Texas as soon as possible. By calling our team at (210) 340-8877, we can schedule a free case review at your earliest convenience to discuss your accident and the legal options available to help you get justice.
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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.