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Distracted driver causes crash on US-181

PORTLAND, TX – On Wednesday afternoon, a distracted driver crashed into a Dodge while traveling on U.S. Highway 181.

The Portland Police Department reported that the accident occurred at approximately 12:53 p.m. on June 24.  The vehicles were traveling on US-181 near Northshore Boulevard when the collision occurred. A 58-year-old man driving a white 2013 Ford rear-ended a blue 2003 Dodge.

The 57-year-old man driving the Dodge suffered no injuries from the accident. However, his vehicle sustained moderate damage to the right rear bumper.

Neither the Ford driver nor the 22-year-old front passenger was injured in the collision.

Police officers on the scene report that the Ford driver caused the accident while driving distracted.

Were you hurt in an accident caused by another driver’s failure to yield the right-of-way? If so, you could be owed significant compensation if the other party failed to observe the rules of the road. Contact an experienced Corpus Christi car accident lawyer at Herrman & Herrman by calling (877) 714-0256 or by filling out an online contact form to schedule a free case evaluation today. Our team of skilled attorneys will be ready to help you understand your rights and legal options, so reach out to us now.