Earlier this week, a two-car crash in Wichita Falls sent one man to the hospital. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened at the intersection of Galveston Street and Jacksboro Highway. Apparently, a Dodge Durango ran a red light at the intersection and struck a Buick LeSabre. Neither the driver or the passenger in the Durango reported injuries, but the driver of the LeSabre had to be taken to the hospital for treatment.
Victim Had to Be Removed From Vehicle
First responders had to extricate the LeSabre driver from the vehicle to take him to the hospital. There’s no word on his current condition or the extent of his injuries. KFDX News Channel Three did not report on whether or not the driver of the Durango was cited or if this crash was an ongoing investigation.
Failure to Yield Crashes in Wichita Falls
Failure-to-yield crashes are an all too common occurrence in Texoma and across the nation. When drivers aren’t following all posted signs and traffic signals, everybody on the road it put at risk. Risking it all to run a red light can be a dangerous or potentially deadly choice. Whether you’re just trying to get where you’re gong faster, or you’re sick and tired of sitting in traffic, think twice before you run a red light.
U.S. Crash Facts
- In 2012, there were an estimated 5,615,000 police-reported traffic crashes.
- 33,561 people were killed in crashes across the U.S. in 2012.
- An additional 2,362,000 people were injured in traffic crashes in 2012.
- One person died every 16 minutes in a car crash in 2012.
- An estimated 12,174 lives were saved by seat belts in 2012.
After a Car Accident
After being injured in a car accident due to somebody else’s dangerous behavior, you need to speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. You could be facing extensive medical bills, time off from work and costly property damage. On top of everything, you might find your insurance company to be a little less than easy to deal with. Let your attorney handle the details, while you get back to your normal life.
Although very few details were released about the crash on Jacksboro Highway, the team at the Altman Legal Group wishes the injured victim a full and speedy recovery from his injuries.