11 People Injured in Massive 6-Vehicle Collision on Highway 290
Hays County, TX (December 1, 2023) On Thursday morning, Kristen Ortiz and Caryn Pacelli, were among 11 people who were hurt in a multi-car crash on Highway 290.
According to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, the massive collision happened at about 8:15 a.m. on Highway 290 in Drippings Springs near Headwaters Boulevard.
Reports say that the crash involved 6 vehicles, including an 18-wheeler. Officials say that a total of 11 people suffered various levels of injuries, including a Sheriff’s deputy who was transported to the hospital, along with another patient.
Texas DPS is investigating the massive 6-vehicle collision and has not released further details at this time.
Traffic Incidents Like The 6-Vehicle Collision on Highway 290 Can Be Prevented
Avoid distractions. Did you know that distracted driving includes more than using your phone? Your eyes should be on the road at all times.
Anything that takes your eyes off the road like eating, getting something from your bag, interacting with passengers, applying makeup, shaving, etc. are all types of distracted driving.
What Can Kristen Ortiz and Other Victims of a Traffic Collision Do?
Serious accident cases similar to the multi-car crash on Highway 290, may call for a separate investigation.
Furthermore, a lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated of the proper compensation they are owed.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge,” says Mark Sweet, an award-winning attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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