One unidentified person was pulled from a truck inside the river caused by a two-vehicle crash in Bridge City on Tuesday night, February 1, 2022.
The collision happened around 7:15 p.m. along Highway 87.
Bridge City Police are investigating why a car ended up in the water at the base of the Rainbow Bridge Tuesday night.
First responders are at the crash scene of what appeared to be a crash involving two cars.
One person was seen being pulled from a truck that was inside the river, and crews performed CPR.
The person was immediately rushed to a hospital.
Crews also removed the truck from the body of water.
Traffic lanes along Highway 87 heading into Port Arthur were closed as of 10 p.m.
Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
According to recent data, more car accidents occur in the United States than you might think. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a car accident occurs every 60 seconds. More than 5 million people are injured or killed in car accidents in the United States each year.
Largely as a result of its high proportion of registered drivers and public roads, Texas is the nation’s most populous state. The fact that the country’s busiest highway system is located in this area doesn’t mean much. Texas has a high rate of car accidents because of this.
According to the Department of Transportation (TxDOT), an estimated 3,500 Texans are killed, and 246,000 are injured in Texas car accidents each year.
Injuries to soft tissues, laceration, and fracture of the skull, as well as headaches and migraines, are common after a car accident.
Jefferson County Car Accident Lawyer for Victims of Two-Vehicle Crash
Even if they don’t realize it, every driver is putting themselves and others in danger. Accidents in cars can happen at any time, for no reason at all. You’ll see drivers who aren’t paying attention to the road on a daily basis in the United States.
A car accident victim may be able to seek compensation for their losses if another driver’s negligence led to their injuries.
Those who are seriously hurt in a car accident may have to deal with large medical bills, excruciating pain, and months of lost wages. In the event of a personal injury, you will receive compensation for all of your financial needs.
Our Jefferson County car accident lawyers at Arash Law Texas will fight to get you the compensation you need and deserve for your injuries and losses. As soon as possible after a car accident, please contact us so we can assist you. You can get a free consultation from a personal injury attorney by calling (888) 398-4017.