Houston, TX – 79-Year-Old Woman Killed In Crash On Northwest Fwy & Gessner Rd
Houston, TX (May 21, 2019) – On May 20, around 11:40 a.m., Houston Police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a collision at the intersection of Gessner Road and Northwest Freeway.
According to reports, a Ready Refresh refillable water truck was traveling north along the feeder road near Gessner when the driver failed to stop at a stop sign. As a result, the water truck crashed into the right side of a silver GMC pickup truck at the intersection and a gold Toyota passenger car.
The passenger inside the pickup truck, who was identified as a 79-year-old woman, was transported to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.
The male driver of the pickup sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.
No other persons involved in this collision were injured.
Our thoughts are with the injured man and his family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions In Texas
Although motor vehicle accidents can occur for numerous reasons, the majority of those which happen at intersections occur due to drivers running through stop signs or red lights. Unfortunately, these incidents also involve speeding drivers who cause devastation to other vehicles involved.
When victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers, they often leave behind families who are devastated by their loss. In some cases, surviving family members can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to get justice for their loved one.
For over two decades, the Benton Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas have helped countless families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our skilled and aggressive car accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping those harmed hold at-fault parties accountable. Contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to explore legal options available for you.
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