A wrong way driver is being blamed for a head-on collision on Interstate 20 in Fort Worth early Friday morning that has left two people were injured.
According to an article that appeared on NBCDFW.com, Fort Worth police were dispatched in response to calls of a wrong-way driver on westbound I-20. At approximately at about 3:30 a.m. and as police were searching for the wrong-way driver, an eyewitness reported the head-on collision that occurred within the 2000 block of I-20.
Investigators indicate that one of the drivers in the collision may have been driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to an area hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash.
No further information has been released regarding the crash.
Government and industry experts have found that wrong-way crashes are estimated to happen approximately five times more often in the hours between midnight and 6 a.m., Of course Accidents of this type can happen at any time and for any number of reasons. Drivers can get confused and disoriented. Half of all wrong-way crashes resulted in either a death or an incapacitating injury.
The families of both of these victims will have to face the difficult emotional and financial realities after the accident. Whenever a driver is involved in an accident, the victims and their family members will more than likely attempt to obtain compensation. In the eyes of the Texas courts victims and their families may be entitled to receive compensation for any medical bills, or any lost earnings for the time spent off the job as well as for damages.
If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and have suffered in any kind of an accident, it’s important to have an experienced accident attorney working for you. A lawyer who will represent you in all aspects of your case is the best way for you to receive the kind of compensation that you and your family are entitled to. An attorney can help to look after your best interests by preparing all of the information that is needed in a wrong way accident. Information such as police reports, testimony from witnesses and even accident reconstruction can be a part of the evidence that needs to be gathered in order to strengthen your case.
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