Montgomery County, TX (9/5/2021) – A driver was injured after a drunk driving crash occurred in Montgomery County.
The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on SH 105 when a Chevy pickup with no lights on slammed into a Toyota Tundra head-on.
The driver of the Toyota had to be freed from his vehicle. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He suffered chest trauma and a severely injured left arm.
According to troopers, the driver of the Chevy did not have a license and was suspected to have been driving under the influence. He will be charged with Intoxication Assault.
The driver of the Chevy was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
Another driver’s vehicle was also damaged in the crash after flying debris hit their car.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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According to Texas law, an Intoxication Assault involves a person who commits an offense if the person, by accident or mistake, operates a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated, by reason of that intoxication causes serious bodily injury to another. Serious bodily injury means an injury that creates a substantial risk of death or that causes serious permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
Because a person was left with chest trauma and an injured left arm, and the driver is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance who handles cases of negligence and intoxication assault. An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident and personal injury recovery. If you or a loved one were involved in an accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.
Source: ABC 13