Grimes & Fertitta, P.C.

Woman killed in fatal Houston car accident

Whether you are driving a car, truck or motorcycle, there are a number of threats you face every time you get on the road. There are many auto accidents in Houston and unfortunately, some of them result in loss of life. Sometimes a fatal accident is caused by the negligence of another, but there are a number of factors that can contribute to collisions. In order to save lives, people should always be attentive while driving.

After authorities detained a woman that was suspected of public intoxication, they tried to take her to a sobriety facility. While on her way the following day, she was struck by a vehicle. Although she was taken to a local hospital, she lost her life as a result of the collision. The law enforcement official who was transporting her was injured in the crash and hospitalized for minor injuries.

The 21-year-old woman who caused the accident admitted to law enforcement that she had been drinking. After the accident, she was taken to a hospital, along with a passenger who was also in the car with her. Furthermore, a local resident claimed that there was a high frequency of accidents on this particular intersection as a result of poor visibility due to an overpass.

In addition to the emotional suffering that comes with the loss of a loved one, people can sometimes experience financial devastation after a fatal accident, as some families struggle to pay hospital bills and funeral expenses afterwards. Anyone who is struggling with the aftermath of a deadly crash could benefit from discussing their situation with a legal professional.

Source: KHOU.com, "Police: Woman who caused deadly HPD crash was drunk," Larry Seward, Oct. 2, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Contact Us Today

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

G | Grimes & Fertitta | F

Houston Office
1885 Saint James Place Suite 1330
Houston, Texas 77056

Phone: 281-407-8256
Fax: 713-224-0733
Houston Law Office Map

The Woodlands Office
2203 Timberloch Place
Suite 231
The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Phone: 281-407-8256
Fax: 713-224-0733
Map & Directions

  • Toll Free: 800-584-3973
  • Phone: 281-407-8256
  • Fax: 713-224-0733