Major Wreck Leads to Fiery Crash, Shutdown of Fred Hartman Bridge

car wreck on Fred Hartman Bridge

Photo Courtesy of Harris County Precinct 8

Houston, Texas (Jan. 23, 2023) – A fiery wreck led to an individual being life-flighted following a crash on the Fred Hartman Bridge.

The incident shut down northbound traffic on the bridge until the vehicle fire could be put out and cleared. The crash reportedly occurred at 8:20 a.m., with one lane of traffic opening about an hour later. 

It is unknown at this time what caused the accident and how many people were involved in the crash. 


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Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be available in fourteen days.

According to the American Burn Association, burn victims make up over 700,000 trips to the hospital emergency rooms each year and of those visits over 45,000 of those individuals require hospitalization. Common causes of burn injuries are faulty wiring or plumbing, auto accidents, defective automobiles, unsafe workplaces, poorly maintained smoke alarms or residences lacking the devices, and defective products. 

Whether the burn injuries result from an explosion, electricity, acid, or fire, you or your loved one will need experienced legal representation. At Sutliff & Stout, our Houston injury lawyers have the experience and resources to help you and your family in this difficult time.

If you were injured during a fire, call personal attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your case.

Source: KTRK

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