Houston, TX – 1 Killed in Aldine Westfield Rd Crash
Houston, TX (November 21, 2019) – A collision on Aldine Westfield Road left one victim deceased.
On November 18, at approximately 6:30 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 9800 block of Aldine Westfield Road. According to reports, 25-year-old Sergio Montenegro was traveling along the roadway, in a white Chevrolet Suburban, when he struck a male bicyclist in the southbound lane.
Montenegro then fled the scene without stopping to render aid.
The bicyclist was rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was declared deceased.
Montenegro was subsequently arrested and charged with Intoxication Manslaughter and Failure to Stop and Render Aid.
The incident remains under investigation by the HPD Vehicular Crimes Division at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Bicycle Accidents in Texas
Every year, over 3,700 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across our state. Sadly, numerous victims are traveling on bicycles at the time of their accidents. Although this method of transportation is generally cost-efficient, healthy, and safe, there are instances where victims lose their lives in collisions caused by reckless and impaired drivers. In some cases, surviving relatives of the decedent can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to explore legal options available for them.
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