Houston, Texas (Aug. 28, 2023) – A driver is in custody after killing a woman in a hit-and-run collision and then slamming into a nearby home. The driver, who has been identified as 33-year-old Joshua Ivie, attempted to flee on foot following the crash but was apprehended by local authorities.
The woman, identified as 44-year-old Carolee Dwer, was struck near Cypresswood Drive and W. Cypress Forest Drive in the Willowbrook area.
Police say Ivie, driving a Ford Explorer, is suspected of speeding when he left the road and struck Dwer. Ivie then hit the corner of a nearby home. No one in the home was hurt in the crash, but the home reportedly suffered substantial damages.
Ivie will be charged with failure to stop and render aid, resulting in death in connection with the crash.
Personal Injury Lawyers
Due to the multi-layered damages in this accident, it will be recommended for those affected to consult with legal experts. A wrongful death claim could be available to the surviving family of the woman killed in this collision. Damages to property, medical expenses, and pain and suffering are just a few of the damages that can occur after crashing into someone else’s home. Contacting legal assistance during a sensitive time such as the one above can help you focus on recovery while the attorneys can work to get you the compensation you deserve.
If you were involved in a house collision or any other type of car accident, seek medical attention for your injury as soon as possible. Then, consider working with experienced personal injury lawyers Sutliff and Stout to pursue compensation for your damages. If you would like to discuss your injury and accident case, please call us at (713) 405-1263 or email us to discuss your claim.
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