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State Highway 358 closed after a crash involving multiple vehicles

Multiple lanes of State Highway 358 near Kostoryz Road were closed on Tuesday morning as Corpus Christi police worked to clear the scene of an auto accident, Corpus Christi Caller Times reports.

Details of the car wreck in Corpus Christi

Police were called to the scene of a Corpus Christi car accident involving multiple vehicles on State Highway 358 at about 7:50 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Officers that responded to the call closed two lanes of the freeway while they worked to remove the vehicles involved in the accident, Lt. Michael Pena said. The lanes were swiftly reopened within 20 minutes. The cause of the car crash in Corpus was not immediately known, as officers continued their investigations at the time of this blog.

Leading Causes of Auto Accidents worldwide

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), between 20 to 50 million people around the world sustain injuries as a result of auto accidents every year. This alarming statistic is concerning and highlights the importance of safe driving practices behind the wheel.

Most accidents are caused by errors or negligence on the part of the drivers. Some accidents are caused due to negligence and extenuating circumstances like poor weather conditions, car defects, stray animals, etc. Roadways are often unpredictable, so making safety a priority when driving will go a long way to prevent auto accidents. According to WHO, the leading causes of auto accidents are as follows:

  • Intoxicated drivers
  • Aggressive drivers
  • Drowsy drivers
  • Road Hazards
  • Driver distraction

Contact a car accident lawyer in Corpus Christi for a free consultation  

If you have suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one after an accident in Corpus Christi, Texas every aspect of your life has been gravely affected, and you deserve to know your legal rights. It is easy to feel angry and overwhelmed by the situation. At the Patel Firm PLLC, our Corpus Christi car accident lawyers are here to help. To us, you aren’t just another claim number, or another matter. We apply personal dedication to each of our clients. We understand the frustrations you are going through and will work tirelessly to help you. You may be entitled to financial compensation for medical bills, lost wages, suffering, and even more. A personal injury lawyer in Corpus Christi at The Patel Firm PLLC can review your issue for free, and help guide you through the tumultuous legal process. Call the car accident lawyers at The Patel firm PLLC today. You can call, text, or email Patel Injury Law at any time. 24/7/365, someone at our injury law firm in Corpus Christi is always ready and waiting to speak with you. Reach out to us now.

*This blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to, and should not be construed as legal advice.

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