News: Alleged underage impaired driver fatally strikes woman on I-45

News: Alleged underage impaired driver fatally strikes woman on I-45

Posted on Thursday, August 26th, 2021 at 6:32 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A suspected underaged drunk driver fatally struck a woman on I-45, just north of the Texas 8 Beltway Wednesday night, ABC 13 reports.

At around 11 p.m., the woman’s Toyota 4-Runner broke down and became stranded in the moving lane. She exited the vehicle and was then struck by a Chevy pickup truck driven by a 20 year-old-male.

The impact caught the Chevy on fire. Bystanders at the scene pulled the male from the burning wreckage. He was then hospitalized.

Investigators believe he was impaired at the wreck and charged the 20-year-old with intoxicated manslaughter.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides to benefit our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured because of another driver’s reckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston car accident lawyer at absolutely no cost to you.

 


News Update: Police release more details on fatal pedestrian crash on Bissonnet St.

Posted on Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at 10:54 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – Houston Police have released more information concerning the crash that killed a pedestrian that was attempting to flee officers on August 15.

The 69-year-old victim was at a bus stop when they suddenly sprinted across Bissonnet St. outside of a designated crosswalk in an attempt to evade police. The pursuing officer was unable to veer out of the way in time and ended up striking the individual.

First responders took the victim to Ben Taub General Hospital, where they died from their injuries. Their identity has not yet been made publicly available.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides for the benefit of our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured because of a driver’s reckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston pedestrian accident lawyer at absolutely no cost to you.


News: Car fatally strikes elderly man on Braniff St

Posted on Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at 10:19 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – An 89-year-old man died after being struck by a car on the 7700 block of Braniff St sometime Tuesday morning, Houston Chronicle reports.

The pedestrian was walking along Braniff St when a driver saw him. That driver flashed his lights at an oncoming car to signal there was a pedestrian in the road.

This action confused the driver of the oncoming vehicle and caused him not to see the pedestrian. They then struck the pedestrian while driving at a low speed.

After the collision, the driver cooperated with the police. No charges are expected to be filed. The area where the accident took place has neither sidewalks nor sufficient lighting.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides for the benefit of our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured because of a driver’s reckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston pedestrian accident lawyer at absolutely no cost to you.


Crash on Katy Freeway kills at least one

Posted on Monday, June 21st, 2021 at 7:00 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – A crash on the Katy Freeway killed at least one person last week, reports Click 2 Houston.

First responders were dispatched to the intersection of Katy Freeway and Barker Cypress after receiving reports of the accident around 5:30 a.m.

The crash involved a semi-truck and at least one person was killed. No other details are available.

This blog post is part of a series that Kherkher Garcia provides for the benefit of our neighbors across the Houston area. It is meant to keep our community informed about recent motor vehicle accidents, and should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured because of another driver’s reckless behavior, we would like to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Contact us today, online or by calling (713) 231-5640, to speak with an experienced Houston car accident lawyer at absolutely no cost to you.