Mansfield, TX – US-287 Auto Accident Results in Injuries
Mansfield, TX (December 20, 2020) – An auto accident reported on Friday morning in the Mansfield area sent at least one person to an area hospital. At around 11:20 p.m., on December 18, emergency crews were called to the site of a crash on US Highway 287.
Reports from authorities show that four vehicles collided on US Highway 287 just south of Broad Street. The Mansfield Fire Department, Mansfield Police Department, and various other crews responded to assist at the scene.
Medical personnel responded to the site of the crash to render aid to victims before transporting those in need of further assistance to area hospitals. At this time, the crash remains under investigation with the police in Mansfield.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
Being involved in a car accident can have a life-changing impact on victims. In fact, more than 17,500 people in Texas are left seriously injured from auto collisions each year. Many victims involved in accidents are forced to go through extensive medical treatment for resulting injuries. Surgery, therapy, and other treatments are not only painful for victims, but they come at an extraordinary cost. The fact that victims are forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the treatment they need as a result of another person’s actions is truly unacceptable.
Depending on the type of accident, the speed at which vehicles are traveling, and various other factors, victims are likely to sustain broken bones, brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries in collisions. There are numerous treatment options available for victims. Regrettably, they come at an extraordinary cost. T-bone accidents present an increased risk of serious injuries and death when compared to other types of collisions. Head-on collisions and rear-end accidents often result in serious injuries for those involved as well. Regrettably, there is no type of collision that a person can be in where it is guaranteed that they will not be forced to undergo some type of medical treatment for their injuries. Victims who are injured in preventable accidents should consult with a car accident attorney in Abilene as soon as possible. In some cases, victims who are injured in collisions due to the negligence of other drivers may be able to obtain compensation to cover the costs of care and other financial burdens they face after collisions.
The talented Texas personal injury attorneys at Low Law Firm can answer questions you may have after being injured in a collision. Our knowledgeable and effective attorneys are dedicated to helping victims protect their legal rights and obtain the compensation they need to alleviate the costs of medical treatment and other expenses they face moving forward. If you sustained injuries in a car accident that you believe was caused by negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in Abilene at (325) 455-1889 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience to explore legal options available for you.
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