Any car accident is a stressful event that may leave you feeling confused and overwhelmed. However, the situation can become even worse if your vehicle was hit by a motorist who leaves the scene of the crash.
According to statistics from the Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Facts, there were 474,549 total crashes statewide in 2020. When a traffic crash occurs, victims are often confused about what to do next and how to seek compensation for their injuries.
If you operate a big rig, then you are aware of the liability and danger that is involved if your 18-wheeler gets into an accident. Getting into any kind of vehicle accident is scary, and even more so when you’re involved in one while driving such a large and powerful vehicle.
In 2018, it was reported that around 6.7 million passengers in the United States were involved in a traffic accident. And according to the National Safety Council, in 2019 alone, over 4.4 million people were seriously injured from a car crash to the point where they required medical attention.