San Angelo, TX – Two-Vehicle Crash on US-277 Ends in Injuries
San Angelo, TX (January 8, 2021) – An accident reported in the San Angelo area on Thursday evening resulted in severe injuries. At around 9 p.m., on January 7, the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the scene of an accident on US Highway 277.
Reports from authorities show that a crash involving two vehicles took place near the Goodyear Proving Grounds entrance, which is located at 11570 US Highway 277.
One of the vehicles involved in the crash burst into flames.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene to assist. The Quail Valley Volunteer Fire Department responded to battle the blaze. One Shannon’s Airmed1 air ambulance helicopter arrived at the scene to transport at least one person to a nearby hospital. The justice of the peace was also requested. However, no fatalities have been confirmed at this time. The incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and everyone who has been affected by this accident.
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.
Notes: The Low Law Firm utilizes outside sources in the creation of these accident news posts. Public news stories, police incident reports, first-hand accounts about serious injury accidents are used in the creation of this post. Therefore, our firm has independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If you see any information that is not accurate in this post, please contact us immediately so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. The posts are meant to be informational.
Disclaimer: As highly esteemed members of the local Abilene, Texas law community, the Low Law Firm creates these posts to inform and educate our fellow community members about the dangers associated with injury accidents in Texas. We hope that through awareness, people will use caution when operating a motor vehicle in an effort to avoid such accidents. This is not a business solicitation and should not be viewed as such. The safety information provided in these posts is not intended to be medical advice or legal advice. All photos used in this post are not photos of the accident described.