Houston, TX – Ashlyn Rhodes Killed in Brierwest Blvd Collision

Houston, TX (November 5, 2019) – A collision on Brierwest Boulevard left one person critically injured and claimed the life of a second victim on Saturday.

According to reports, 21-year-old Ashlyn Rhodes and her 18-year-old brother, Kannin Williams, were traveling along Westbrier Boulevard in a Volkswagen Jetta when a Hyundai, driven by 29-year-old Adokeo D. Akue, ran through a red light at the intersection and struck the side of the car.

Rhodes was killed instantly in the collision. Williams incurred critical and life-threatening injuries and was rushed to an area hospital for treatment.

Akue was subsequently arrested and charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault – serious bodily injury.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with Kannin Williams and his family at this time.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Ashlyn Rhodes.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

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Houston, TX – Ashlyn Rhodes Killed in Brierwest Blvd CollisionMore than 3,700 people lose their lives in collisions across our state each year. Sadly, many victims lose their lives as a result of another driver’s reckless and negligent actions. Dealing with the tragic loss of a loved one is difficult under any circumstances. Learning that a loved one died in an accident as a result of another person’s negligence just makes the situation even more unbearable. In some cases, families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.

For nearly two years, The Benton Law Firm has helped countless victims collect full and fair compensation to cover medical expenses, funeral arrangements, and various other damages incurred from a loved one’s fatal collision. Our car accident attorneys in Texas have extensive experience helping families recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. If your loved one lost their life in a tragic collision, she to the negligent acts of another person, contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 see how we can help you.

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