According to the Texas Department of Transportation, Travis County is one of five counties in Texas that sees over 1,000 speeding-related car crashes each year. Overall, Travis County came in fourth in 2013 for the most crashes involving speeding drivers:
- Dallas County (Dallas) – 1,871 crashes
- Bexar County (San Antonio) – 1,449 crashes
- Harris County (Houston) – 1,418 crashes
- Travis County (Austin) – 1,097 crashes
- Tarrant County (Fort Worth & Arlington) – 1,051 crashes
Over half of the 1,097 car crashes caused by speeding drivers in our county have led to injuries, 412 of them have been
What is a Recent Example of a Speed-Related Car Crash?
Both a teenage driver and a motorist in her late 50s were injured recently after their cars crashed into each other near the Austin airport. Both injuries are reported to be serious. A paramedic and EMS spokesperson informed reporters that speeding was involved.
Speeding is a major cause of catastrophic injuries, which can lead to expensive medical bills, therapy costs and life altering changes for both the victim and the victim’s family. When a motorist is not at fault for his or her injuries, then it is possible to secure compensation to pay for the costs of the serious injury with the aid of an experienced auto injury lawyer.
If you have been injured due to another driver’s negligence, then call our auto accident lawyer at The Law Offices of Aaron Allison today. Our firm serves injured drivers throughout the Austin area.
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