46-Year-Old Karen Yager Killed in DWI Crash on 43rd Street and Cheshire Lane in Houston
Houston, TX. (July 31, 2020)- Karen Yager was killed in a two-vehicle crash on July 27, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The accident occurred around 5:25 p.m. at the 43rd Street and Cheshire Lane intersection. Police reported that the driver of a Jeep Wrangler was traveling at a high rate of speed when they crashed into a Honda Civic driven by Yager at the intersection. Yager was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Jeep was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Karen Yager. 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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