Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : October 8, 2019

Zapata County, TX – Several Injured in Head-On Collision in Zapata County

Zapata County, TX (October 5, 2019) A serious head-on collision happened on Friday evening. Authorities reported that a gray 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and a white 2013 Buick Regal were involved in a head-on collision on Highway 83 near mile marker 736. The accident occurred at approximately 5:54 p.m. on October 4th.

When crews arrived, they found a woman critically injured and airlifted her to a nearby hospital for treatment. Several other injuries resulted from this major collision.

The accident is still under investigation as authorities determine fault.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We wish them all a full recovery.

Head-On Collisions in Texas

Zapata County, TX - 1 Injured In Head-On Collision In Zapata CountyIn 2016, studies show that approximately 637 people lost their lives in Texas after being involved in head-on collisions. Head-on collisions occur when at least one vehicle veers into the opposite lane and collides with another oncoming vehicle. Drivers cause head-on collisions when they are under the influence, fatigued, or distracted. Other times head-on collisions occur due to lack of sufficient lighting, especially on rural roads. Under these circumstances, it’s difficult for drivers to discern which lane is the correct one and end up colliding into other vehicles.

At The Benton Law Firm, we have helped countless clients for nearly two decades file personal injury lawsuits against negligent drivers. Because our attorneys specialize in personal injury lawsuits, we have helped our clients recover large settlements to assist them with medical bills, vehicle repairs, and more. Contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 219-4878 if you or someone you love was harmed in a head-on collision.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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