5 Injured in Austin, TX, Multi-Car Accident on Lower I-35
Austin, TX -- July 16, 2017, at least five people were injured following an accident in which multiple vehicles collided along the lower level of I-35.
Emergency responders were called out to the scene just after noon near the intersection of I-35 and Concordia Avenue. The crash prompted closures for roughly 1 hour.
Initial reports from Austin PD indicates that multiple vehicles were on southbound I-35 at the time when some of them somehow crossed paths and collided with each other. The collision involved about 8 vehicles.
At least five people were taken from the scene to local hospitals. Two of these people were said to have serious injuries.
It's currently unclear what caused the crash. No charges or citations have been reported at this time.
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When an accident involves this many vehicles, it's very rare that the factors contributing to the accident will be straight-forward. There is sure to be a lot of finger pointing, especially once insurance companies get involved. When you have multiple companies all fighting to avoid losing money, things are going to get chaotic, and ultimately the victims will be the ones who suffer for it. Getting compensation after an accident requires thorough investigations and tangible evidence to support one's claim and ensure insurance companies don't get to play he-said-she-said with the facts. The article below delves further in-depth into this subject, so those looking for more information will find it a valuable resource.
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