A crash on the freeway sent a woman to the hospital along the West Loop on the Katy Freeway early Friday. The accident happened at the exit ramp for the Katy Freeway around 2:30 a.m. The woman crashed her car into a freeway divider which sent her car airborne and coming to rest against a concrete barrier, trapping the driver. According to a report by the Houston Police Department, the driver struck the rubber barrels along the exit ramp which provided the trigger for the car to go flying. The vehicle struck the hood of a pickup truck and came back onto the ground. The driver of the pickup was not injured. Rescue crews were able to free the woman from the wreckage and sent she was transported to the hospital where she is listed in stable condition. No charges have been currently been filed and the accident remains under investigation.
For many, freeways and Interstate highways provide a quick way to get through a daily commute. Most that travel on Texas freeways and Interstates arrive at their destinations safely and without incident. Even in the best of circumstances, however, accidents can happen. With so many vehicles driving on them and at higher rates of speed, the unexpected can occur and an accident is bound to happen. Because of these higher rates of speed and the sheer number of vehicles that can be found on a freeway at any given time, crashes and accidents can be very serious and involve multiple motorists. Figuring out the circumstances as to who is at fault can be both complex and time consuming.
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