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Laredo

Laredo is located on the north bank of the Rio Grande in South Texas, across from Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The city's economy is based on international trade with Mexico, and many major transportation companies have facilities in Laredo. Laredo is the largest inland port on the United States-Mexican Border, and boasts four international bridges.

Major Roadways in Laredo

Many major roadways begin and end in Laredo because of its position on the International border. Here are details about a few on the American side.

  • Interstate 35 is a north-south highway that begins in Laredo and stretches all the way to Duluth, Minnesota.
  • U.S. Route 59 is a north-south border to border route, stretching from Laredo to the Canadian border north of Lancaster, Minnesota.
  • U.S. Route 83 begins runs from Westhope, North Dakota to Brownsville, Texas, running in between the Canadian and Mexican borders and passing through Laredo on the way.
  • Texas State Highway Loop 20, also known as the Bob Bullock Loop and Cuatro Vientos Road, loops around the north and east sides of the city of Laredo, connecting with the World Trade International Bridge.

Other Transportation in Laredo

  • Laredo is served by the Laredo International Airport, which has three commercial airlines running flights to Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Las Vegas, and Orlando.
  • Public transit in the city is managed by El Metro Transit, which operates 21 fixed route bus lines in the area.

Go here to learn about recent accidents in Laredo, including:

Laredo car accidents;

Laredo motorcycle accidents;

Laredo pedestrian accidents.

Major hospitals in Laredo:

Laredo Medical Center;

Doctors Hospital of Laredo.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Laredo

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Laredo, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members begin to recover from their losses. Learn more about how a Laredo personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.
 
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Texas Tornado: Infant, toddler rescued from submerged truck (VIDEO)

This is really hard to watch.

First things first: apparently everyone survived, and the baby and toddler are currently stabilized and recovering in the hospital, but that will not be super helpful to your stress level while/immediately after viewing. If you are currently the mother of young children, have a drink ready or your chosen method of self-care for when the video is done, because you will need it.  

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