Houston, TX – Driver Charged In Crash On Eldridge Pky That Left 1 Dead
Houston, TX (May 6, 2019) – On Sunday, just after 6:45 p.m., Houston Police Department responded to the scene of a collision on Eldridge Parkway.
According to the Precinct 5 deputy, a black car ran a red light at the intersection of Eldridge Parkway and Memorial. Officers attempted to pull over the driver, who fled from the scene. The driver continued to speed down the roadway and ran another red light before crashing into a white Lexus at the intersection of Eldridge Parkway and Katy Freeway.
The passenger inside the black car sustained fatal injuries and succumbed on the way to the hospital.
The female driver of the Lexus sustained injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The driver of the black car was arrested and charged with felony murder for the incident.
Our thoughts are with the injured female and her family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the male who lost his life in this incident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions In Texas
Car accidents across Texas claim the lives of more than 3,700 people annually. Sadly, most of these incidents could be prevented if drivers did not act so carelessly and reckless on the roadway.
When victims are killed in collisions caused by other drivers, it is crucial for surviving family members to contact a car accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible. Surviving family members may be entitled to remuneration for medical expenses, funeral expenses, and other financial damages incurred from the incident.
The Benton Law Firm’s wrongful death attorneys in Texas have over 20-years of experience helping victims, and their families, get full and fair compensation for their legal claims. Over the years, our firm has helped numerous victims collect millions of dollars for their legal claims. If your loved one died as the result of another driver’s negligent or reckless acts, contact us at (214) 219-4878 to see what legal options are available for you.
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