Lufkin, TX (9/27/2020) – A woman was left injured and needed to be airlifted after a single-vehicle wreck occurred Sunday night.
The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. at the intersection of Chestnut St. and Whitehouse Drive. The male driver fell asleep and veered off the road. The car struck a traffic cabinet and a traffic light pole.
The woman passenger suffered a head injury and was airlifted from the scene.
The driver was not seriously injured.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
According to the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, one out of every five car crashes is a single-vehicle crash. Single-car accidents can be a frustrating, and in some cases, scary situation depending on the occurrence.
Single-vehicle collisions can occur for a variety of reasons. If you were recently involved in a single-vehicle accident, negligence may have played a role. If you are unsure of how to recover compensation for your crash, turn to our trusted car accident lawyers in Houston for help.
For the single-vehicle crash above, the woman may be entitled to a personal injury claim due to the actions of the driver.
When situations like these occur, it’s best to hire a legal attorney from here on out. An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
Source: East Texas Matters
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