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Texas Wrong Way Car Accident Lawyer
Of all the collisions that can occur on the roadways of Texas, wrong way accidents are some of the most devastating possible. These collisions often happen at high speeds with little warning for victims, leaving unsuspecting motorists with major and possibly fatal injuries. Wrong way crashes are some of the most devastating incidents that can happen on the roads. The sad reality is that wrong way crashes and collision are among the worst kinds of car accidents possible. In many situations, loved ones are lost and survivors must deal with very painful and debilitating injuries. When a motorist is negligent and travels in the wrong direction, victims deserve to be fairly compensated for their injuries and damages. At the Pascoe Law Firm, our legal team will work to determine the cause of the accident and help you recover damages from all responsible parties.
Wrong Way Driving Accidents
Why do People Drive in the Wrong Direction?
- The vast majority of wrong way accidents occur while driving at night
- Most wrong way crashes take place on the weekend
- Speed or dangerous maneuvers that cause a loss of vehicle control
- Many wrong way crashes involve motorists entering an exit ramp in the wrong direction
- Passing vehicles on the wrong side of the road
- Vehicle defects that cause cars to swerve and hit other cars
- A large number of wrong way accidents involve drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Road dangers that lead to loss of vehicle control, such as a tire blowout
- Poor road signs and construction zones can cause drivers to go the wrong direction
How Can I Be Injured in a Wrong Way Crash?
- Brain trauma
- Spinal cord damage
- Broken bones
- Internal organ injuries
- Burn injuries from vehicle fires
Proving Fault in Wrong-Way Auto Accidents in Texas
How Can I Find Success in My Wrong Way Crash Case?
Evidence Needed for Wrong Direction Collision Case
1.) the direction both of the cars were driving in and
2.) whether the street was a one-way or two-way street.
Often times, a defendant will admit that he was driving in the wrong direction. If he does not, the direction the cars were driving in can be proved through direct and circumstantial evidence, such as an examining the damage on the two cars, examining tire marks on the road, witness testimony, and more.
Discuss Your Options With a Houston Wrong Way Car Accident Lawyer
Attorney, John D. Pascoe and the Pascoe Law Firm, is responsible for the content on this website, principal office and only office located in Friendswood, Texas. Servicing: Alvin, Angleton, Atascocita, Bay City, Bacliff, Baytown, Beaumont, Bellaire, Brazoria County, Brookside Village, Clute, Conroe, Clear Lake, Clear Lake Shores, Chambers County, Channelview, Cypress, Danbury Dickinson, Deer Park, East Houston, El Largo, Freeport, Friendswood, Fresno, Fort Bend County, Galveston, Galveston County, Greenspoint, Gulfgate, Harris County, Hitchcock, Houston, Houston Heights, Huffman, Humble, Huntsville, Jefferson County, Katy, Kemah, Lake Jackson, La Marque, La Porte, League City, Liberty County, Manvel, Memorial City Houston, Midtown Houston, Missouri City, Montgomery County, Montrose Houston, Nassau Bay, North Houston, Pasadena, Port Bolivar, Port Arthur, Pearland, Richmond, Rice Village, River Oaks, Rosenberg, Rosharon, Santa Fe, San Leon, Seabrook, Shoreacres, Sienna Plantation, South Houston, Sugar Land, Southbelt Ellington, Spring, Texas City, Taylor Lake Village, The Woodlands, Tiki Island, Tomball, Victoria, Uptown Houston Galleria, Webster, West Columbia, West University Place and throughout Texas.