Shortly before 2:00 am on Monday, March 26, 2012, an 18-wheeler crashed on Southbound Interstate 35 in San Antonio, Texas, causing a huge disruption to the traffic pattern and major delays for hours. According to KSAT.com, the semi-truck’s trailer broke free and skidded across the median before landing in the Northbound lanes of I-35. The big rig first hit a small passenger vehicle with a woman inside, who rescuers were forced to extract from her car. Due to the severity of the crash, and difficulties extracting the woman, medical responders first called for helicopter transport before making the determination that the accident victim was stable enough to be transported by ambulance. It’s unknown whether or not the truck driver or another party was negligent in causing this truck crash. Unfortunately, semi-truck crashes in Texas are more common than they should be. Truck crash victims often end up with severe medical injuries that require long-term treatment that they may not be able to afford. Often, the innocent driver is forced to miss work in order to fully recuperate from injuries caused by a serious truck accident. If a truck wreck is caused by someone’s negligence or carelessness, the party who is at fault for the accident is liable for the innocent party’s medical treatment and lost income. In order to make sure you are fully reimbursed for your expenses related to a Texas motor vehicle accident, be proactive and hire a top-notch New Braunfels truck wreck lawyer.
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