The Texas Department of Public Safety reported that two people died in a crash on State Highway 195 in Williamson County on Wednesday, February 23, 2022.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred at 4:35 a.m. on SH 195 about three miles south of Florence.
A 2017 Dodge Journey collided with a semi-truck and trailer on the highway.
According to Texas DPS, the Journey lost control of its speed and collided with the trailer.
The Journey crossed the northbound lanes and then onto the unimproved shoulder of Old State Highway 195 after hitting the trailer. The Texas DPS reported that the driver, a 28-year-old man, and the passenger, a 9-year-old boy, were both pronounced dead at the scene.
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office assisted the crash investigation. Due to the crash and subsequent investigation, the highway’s southbound lanes were closed for the majority of the morning.
There are no other details available. The crash remains under investigation.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Statistics
There are far more car accidents than you might expect in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a car accident occurs every 60 seconds (NHTSA). 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. It doesn’t matter that the busiest highway system in the country passes through this region. A large number of car accidents take place in Texas each year because of this.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, car crashes in Texas kill or injure approximately 3,500 people annually.
Soft tissue injuries, abrasions, fractures, headaches, and migraines are all common after a car accident.
Williamson County Car Accident Lawyers for Victims of Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash
Even if they don’t realize it, all drivers are putting themselves at risk. Accidents in cars can happen at any time, for no reason at all. We see distracted drivers on our roads every single day 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 injured in a car accident may face medical bills, excruciating pain, and long periods of unpaid wages. As a result of your injuries, you’ll have no financial worries.
Our Williamson County car accident lawyers at Arash Law Texas will fight to get you the compensation you need and deserve for your injuries and losses. If you’ve been in a car accident, please contact us right away so that we can help you. For a free consultation with a personal injury attorney, call (888) 398-4017.