Coppel, Texas (Dec. 29, 2022) – A speeding Honda ran a red light in Coppel, slamming into a BMW sedan with five people inside. The crash claimed the lives of two individuals, a 41-year-old woman from California and a 69-year-old woman from Plano, both of whom were in the BMW.
The other three people involved in the crash were taken to a local hospital, where their condition remains unknown.
The crash occurred around 7:00 p.m. at West Bethel Rd. and South Freeport Pkwy intersection. Police believe the Honda driver, who they identified as 20-year-old Selvin Cuyuch, was fleeing from a previous accident. The earlier incident occurred on I-635.
Cuyuch was arrested following the accident and is facing two counts of manslaughter.
Car Accident Lawyers
Running a red light at a traffic stop is a violation of Texas roadway laws and a clear indication of negligence. This isn’t even factoring in the driver’s reported involvement in a separate accident and speeding.
Regardless, if someone commits an act of negligence resulting in death, the family may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. If you need to discuss a fatal accident case with a personal injury lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to call us at (713) 405-1263 or contact us online to discuss your injury or wrongful death claim.
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