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Madisonville – Friday Crash on East Main Street

Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2019 at 9:49 am    

A t-bone collision on East Main Street injured two deputy officers, late Friday night.

According to initial reports, the incident took place at around 11:30 p.m. at the 700 block of East Main Street. Based on the report released by responding officers, a sport utility vehicle of a Madison County Sheriff’s deputy officer, for yet unknown reasons, t-boned a vehicle of a Madisonville police officer. The impact of the collision injured both officers. The deputy sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was rushed to a hospital for medical treatment. Meanwhile, the second officer suffered from a few minor injuries and was treated on scene.

No identification has been released at this time.

The Madisonville Police Department arrived at the scene to gather more details about the incident.

Our deepest sympathies go out to the families of the injured victims. We are hoping and praying for their fast recovery.

Car collisions are extremely prevalent in Texas. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, one person gets injured in approximately two minutes. Unfortunately, despite the government’s aggressive efforts to educate drivers about safety, the cases of speeding, driving under the influence, and negligence are still on the rise. In fact, most of the common causes of accidents in the state are due to the driver’s lack of awareness and precaution.

Knowing the statistics helps us to be more aware of how our choices can affect other people’s lives. For instance, driving while under the influence of alcohol and illegal drugs dramatically increases your risk of being involved in a crash by roughly 16% and 24%, respectively. While these cases are extremely dangerous, these can be prevented by making the right decisions. So before hitting the road, know that car accidents leave scars and trauma that can be devastating for the victims. For this reason, it is important that you take all the necessary precautions to avoid it.

People dislike attorneys until they actually need one. The Houston personal injury lawyers of The Kherkher Law Firm PLLC are prepared to help you if you've been hurt in an accident. Call 713-244-6363 or fill out an online contact form and an experienced legal professional will reach out to you.

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