A one-car crash on Central Freeway sent two passengers to the hospital. The wreck occurred before 10:30 a.m. on Monday morning. The car, a Ford Mustang, was travelling westbound on Central Freeway when the driver appeared to lose control of the vehicle. The car flipped over the guardrail between McKinney and Windthorst Road. After flipping the guardrail, the car rolled down the embankment of the overpass. Both passengers, a man and a woman, were transported to United Regional Hospital for treatment of their injuries. The driver of the car took off on foot and has not been located. There is no word on whether or not he sustained any injuries during the wreck.
Investigators have not released any information on the official cause of the one-car crash. Law enforcement officials and clean-up crews were on the scene swiftly. Debris from the wreck was scattered throughout the area. KFDX Channel Three did repot that a clear bag containing an unidentified white substance was discovered on the scene. There is no word yet on whether the white substance has been analyzed by a crime laboratory. Law enforcement officials have released very few details regarding the crash, as it is still under investigation.
If drugs were involved, the driver of the Mustang could face multiple criminal charges. Unfortunately, there is no word on his current whereabouts. The conditions of the passengers have not been released. Given the severity of the crash, they are likely still recovering from their injuries. In the case of a wreck like this, the victims may have a claim against the driver. Contacting an experienced car accident attorney swiftly would be the first step in ensuring one’s legal rights are protected. They may be entitled to compensation for their injuries. An experienced attorney can stay on top of official investigations and developments regarding the missing driver.
If you have been injured by a negligent, dangerous or reckless driver you should contact an experienced car accident attorney in Wichita Falls as soon as possible. An experienced lawyer can look after your legal rights. Victims of the crash may be facing loss of wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering related to their injuries. If you are hurt and missing work because of somebody else’s negligence, contact the Altman Legal Group at (940)761-4000 for a free consultation. The team at the Altman Legal Group wishes the victims speedy and full recoveries.