Long Branch, TX (March 12, 2023) – Two officers with the Panola County Sheriff’s Office were hurt after a collision in Long Branch on Saturday, March 11.
The accident took place at the intersection of TX-315 & FM 1971 at around 2:13 p.m. The officers were reportedly responding to a loose livestock call. They made a U-turn on the roadway after locating the bovine.
The patrol car was hit by a Tahoe SUV. Emergency responders were called to the scene. Two officers were transported for injuries. The driver of the Tahoe was treated at the scene.
An ongoing crash investigation is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Rear-End Crashes in Texas
Texas saw a total of 254,0721 auto accidents in 2015. This equates to 680 car accidents daily on average. A total of 159,549 individuals were hurt in these accidents, and 214 people lost their lives. Only the number of car accidents in Texas that were recorded is shown in these figures. The true number of car accidents that occur year is probably substantially greater.n The Texas of Transportation’s data for 2019 shows that there were 30,992 victims in 19,506 serious injury crashes.
Texas residents who have been hurt in car accidents may file a personal injury claim to recover damages. An experienced auto accident attorney can evaluate your situation and assist you in deciding whether or not making a claim is the best course of action. You can pursue financial compensation with the aid of a lawyer for any accident-related losses, including pain and suffering, medical expenses, and property damage. You have two years from the date of the accident to bring your claim, according to the Texas statute of limitations.
If you have been wrongfully hurt in a significant traffic accident, the attorneys at Wyatt Law Firm, PLLC are committed to helping you obtain the justice and just compensation to which you are entitled. In a difficult moment, our knowledgeable team of car accident lawyers in Long Branch will take the time required to evaluate your claim on every level and provide you with the help you truly require. Contacting a qualified attorney is the first step in achieving our primary objective of providing each client with the best legal assistance possible. Make an appointment for a free consultation by calling our office at 210-340-5550 right away so that we can get to work on your case.
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