Austin 18 Wheeler Truck Accident Leaves One Man Injured

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 19-Sep-2012

An Austin 18 wheeler accident sent the driver of a passenger vehicle to the hospital after his car became lodged beneath the semi-truck while traveling on southbound I-35 on September 18th, officials reported.

Although the name of the victim injured in the collision with the semi-truck has not yet been released, authorities said the man was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge.

Emergency crew members had to free the man, when he became trapped in his car following the 18 wheeler truck accident.

The injury accident took place at approximately 10 a.m. near Slaughter Lane and Onion Creek Parkway in South Austin.

The passenger vehicle involved in the crash was identified as a gray sedan.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a collision with an 18 wheeler truck, call our truck accident attorneys in Austin, San Antonio, Temple and statewide Texas at 254-633-2983, contact our Austin personal injury law firm online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our truck crash attorneys in Central Texas and across the state for a free consultation today. We care. We can help.

Trucks are supposed to be outfitted with under ride guards, which protect the occupants of passenger vehicles from experiencing some of the serious truck accident injuries associated with a rear collision or other crash. But despite standards, not all equipment of semi-trucks meets the stringent requirements established.

Understanding the complex laws and standards governing truck drivers, their equipment, training and hours spent on the road can be overwhelming for the general public. But while laws can be complex, they can seem even more so for victims involved in an 18 wheeler accident. At The Carlson Law Firm, our experienced 18 wheeler truck attorneys in Austin, San Antonio and across the state, are familiar with the intricate aspects of truck wrecks and can begin immediately helping victims of semi-truck accidents begin picking up the pieces. We care. We can help.

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