Passenger Seriously Injured in High-Speed Crash on Laterna Lane near Highway 6 in Southwest Houston
Houston, TX (April 1, 2020)- A passenger was critically injured in a high-speed crash on March 29, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The accident occurred at around 10.00 p.m. in the 14100 block of Laterna Lane. Officials reported that a Ford Mustang was speeding down a residential roadway when it crashed into three parked cars. The impact of the crash pinned the Mustang underneath a truck, trapping the front seat passenger. The driver fled the scene of the crash, leaving the passenger pinned inside. Witnesses pursued the driver and held them until authorities arrived. The passenger was airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver is facing a failure to stop and render aid charge and is being investigated for DWI. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.
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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