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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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Can I Sue a Drunk Driver for Causing Me Injuries?

A civil suit for drunk driving is a separate procedure from any criminal actions a drunk driver may face. Criminal proceedings are designed to protect the community from upcoming injury by acting as a deterrent to drunk driving, as well as to discipline the drunk driver for acting in an irresponsible manner.

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Bicycle Safety Tips You Should Know

While bicyclists have the same rights as drivers in the state of Texas, they also have the same responsibilities. Whether you are enjoying a leisurely ride or your are commuting to and from work in rush hour, knowing the rules is necessary to stay safe on the road.

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7 Mistakes That Ruin Your Claim

Often people make these mistakes without knowing and as a result damage their personal injury claim. The following list shows the top 7 mistakes that will ruin your auto accident case.

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Steps to Take Following a Car Accident

With 1 reportable crash happening every 61 seconds on the Texas roadways, it’s important to know what to do ahead of time to make the post-accident process easier and to ensure that you follow the correct procedures.

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Get Involved in National Walk to School Day!

Walk to School Day was created to raise awareness for walkable communities. Interest from around the world began in 2000 after Canada, the United Kingdom and the Unites States of America joined together for the first International Walk to School Day.

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How You Can Help Prevent a Truck Accident

After all, there are few things more frightening than being in a vehicle on the open highway, and suddenly coming into close proximity with a large truck operated by a fatigued driver. And that, of course, brings us back to our initial question: is there anything you can do to help prevent that driver from causing an accident?

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Monday, April 8, 2019
Laredo, TX
Type: Car Accident