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El Paso, TX – Three Injured in Collision at Porter Ave & Alabama St

by | Mar 1, 2023 | Auto Accidents | 0 comments

El Paso, TX (March 1, 2023) – On Tuesday, February 28, three people were hurt following a car accident in El Paso. The crash took place at the intersection of Porter Avenue and Alabama Street at around 10:08 p.m. 

Two vehicles were reported at the scene with significant damage. A silver passenger car and a dark-colored SUV crashed into a fence, and one vehicle hit a pole. Emergency responders were on-hand to extricate the occupants of that vehicle. Two parties were transported to University Medical Center in serious condition. 

Another victim was taken to Las Palmas medical center. No additional information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Texas

El Paso, TX - Three Injured in Collision at Porter Ave & Alabama StAccording to statistics on fatal traffic incidents kept by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration within the United States Department of Transportation, a total of 37,133 people died in car accidents across the nation in 2017. Texas leads the nation in the number of deadly car accidents, with one occurring there every 71 seconds on average. In Texas, a fatal car accident is reported every 2.5 hours, while a serious injury is reported every 2 minutes. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 19,506 serious injury collisions resulted in 30,992 serious injuries in 2019.

It is natural that speaking with a lawyer about your case may not be top of mind while dealing with the daunting laundry list of matters that you now have on your plate, from attempting to figure out how to pay the medical expenditures you received as a result of your accident to repairing or replacing your vehicle. Unfortunately for Texas, stringent restrictions are in place that restrict the length of time you have to submit a claim, so you shouldn’t wait to get a tough legal team. You need to contact a lawyer as soon as possible after an automobile accident to start submitting your claim for compensation.

The Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC is dedicated to assisting you in obtaining the justice and fair compensation that you are due if you have been unlawfully injured in a major auto accident. At every stage of your claim, our experienced team of El Paso automobile accident attorneys will take the time necessary to assess your case and offer assistance. Our major goal is to give every customer the finest legal advice we can. Call our office at 210-340-5550 right now to schedule a free consultation so that we can start working on your case.

Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business, and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.