Sean Nelson Killed by Drunk Driver on East Freeway and Sheldon Road in Channelview
Channelview, TX. (February 28, 2020)- Sean Nelson was struck and killed by a drunk driver February 27, in Channelview, Texas. The accident occurred around 10:00 p.m. in the 16300 block of the East Freeway near Sheldon Road. Nelson was a passenger in a white Dodge truck that was traveling eastbound on the freeway. Nelson and the driver had stopped to check their trailer, when an oncoming black Dodge truck veered of the road towards their vehicle. Nelson and the trailer were struck by the black Dodge. Sean Nelson died at the scene. The three occupants of the black Dodge were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the black Dodge was taken into custody on suspicion of DWI. The crash is under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Sean Nelson. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
DUI Accidents in Texas
Studies show that someone is injured in a DUI accident every 20 minutes in Texas. Sadly, these accidents are very common despite drivers’ awareness of how dangerous driving under the influence can be. Because DUI accidents are a clear act of negligence, drivers should be expected to pay for all medical injuries and vehicle damages following the collision.
At The Benton Law Firm, we have spent about two decades helping protect the rights of our injured clients against drunk drivers. We specialize in personal injury lawsuits and make sure we do all we can to help our clients prove negligence against drunk drivers. If you would like a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys, contact our office today for a free consultation at (214) 777-7777.
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