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Houston, TX – DUI Crash on Southwest Freeway Leaves Four Injured near S Gessner Rd

by | Mar 11, 2022 | Auto Accidents | 0 comments

Houston, TX (March 11, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident reported in the Houston area left several people injured, according to reports. At around 10:40 p.m., on March 9, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of an accident on Southwest Freeway.

Reports show that they believe the driver of a Toyota pickup truck was intoxicated while fleeing the scene of a previous crash. As a result, the Toyota collided with a Chevrolet Tahoe on Southwest Freeway near South Gessner Road.

The impact of the crash caused the Tahoe to flip over and land on its side, trapping two people inside.

A woman, her child, and two other unidentified victims were transported to area hospitals for medical care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Texas

Houston, TX – DUI Crash on Southwest Freeway Leaves Four Injured near S Gessner RdEvery year, more than 200,000 people are involved in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Texas. These incidents send tens of thousands of people to area hospitals where they undergo emergency medical treatment for serious injuries. Roughly 20% of these crashes involve drivers who are under the influence of alcohol. Although there are strict laws in place to prevent people from entering the roadway while impaired, we continue to see a significant number of people injured or killed in crashes that these drivers cause.

When victims suffer spinal cord injuries, back injuries, and traumatic brain injuries, they often require emergency surgery and long-term care. These and other serious injuries can be incredibly debilitating. To make matters even worse, many people never fully recover. Instead, they are left with permanently disabling conditions.

Should you be injured in a traffic-related incident in our state, you must take quick action to ensure your legal rights are protected. By consulting with our Houston car accident lawyer right away, we can get started on building the strongest case imaginable on your behalf.

Texas Personal Injury Lawyers

Our Houston personal injury lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have decades of experience helping victims get justice following their accidents. Over the years, we have received several awards and accolades from the local community and our peers in the legal industry. These honors truly reflect how committed we are to helping victims get justice.

We understand the expectations that our clients have during the time they spend working with us. We remain focused on exceeding the goals of our clients while handling every single case.

We will meet with you and your family, and determine what is most important to you. With this in mind, our team will design the most effective plan to help you achieve your goals in recovery. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, do not move forward alone. Contact our Texas personal injury law firm at 210-340-5550 to see how we can help you get the justice and the compensation you deserve.

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.