Houston, TX – Brandon Lehman Charged In Pedestrian Crash On Westheimer
Houston, TX (April 12, 2019) – On April 10, around 9 p.m., Houston Police Department responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident in the 11900 block of Westheimer.
According to reports, a red Dodge Challenger was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck a woman. The woman landed on the trunk of the vehicle, where she was carried for multiple blocks before the driver pulled over.
The driver of the Challenger, who was identified as 23-year-old Rashad Lehman, was later arrested for DUI manslaughter. The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the woman killed in this tragic incident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Texas
In Texas, over 3,700 people lose their lives in automobile accidents. Sadly, over 600 of those killed are pedestrians. It is no secret that the human body is no match for thousand-pound motor vehicles. When drivers are speeding, it drastically increases the chance of fatal injuries.
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