Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : June 14, 2022

Houston, TX – Jada Mimms Arrested For Double Fatal Crash on N. Shepherd Dr & 10th St

Houston, TX (April 10, 2019) – On March 31st, Houston Police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on North Shepherd near West 10th Street.

According to reports, Lesha Adams was assisting a man in a wheelchair, who has been identified as Jesse Perez, across the street when they were both struck and killed by a motor vehicle. The driver of the car fled the scene of the collision but returned around 30 minutes later.

Both Ms. Adams and Mr. Perez succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.

On April 9th, Houston Police announced that 21-year-old Jada Mimms has been charged for this incident.

Our deepest condolences go out to both the Adams family and the Perez family as they deal with their losses in this very tragic incident.

Fatal Pedestrian Collisions In Texas

Every year, over 600 innocent people lose their lives in pedestrian accidents involving motor vehicles in Texas each year. Unfortunately, those who have their lives tragically cut short often leave behind families to grieve the loss.

There are many instances where pedestrians pass away and the families are forced to deal with the lost wages and medical expenses and funeral arrangements. All of these costs incurred only make dealing with a tragic loss even more difficult. Surviving family members are able to contact a Texas wrongful death attorney to file a lawsuit against those at fault.

Our Texas pedestrian accident attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping those harmed, and surviving family members, get the compensation and justice they deserve. For years, our law firm has helped numerous Texans collect millions of dollars and compensations for their claim. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life of those who live in our state. At the Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up-to-date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others to avoid becoming victims themselves or to know how to respond should a tragedy occur. Do not rely on any information within this post. Instead, seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional whenever necessary.

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