Hit-and-Run Accident on Gulf Freeway Left One Person Dead

Houston, TX (3/14/2021) – A driver was killed in a fatal two-vehicle wreck on the Gulf Freeway.

It happened near Monroe around midnight. A Tahoe was in the outside northbound lane when a Nissan struck the rear of the Tahoe. 

A female passenger in the Nissan was killed instantly. The driver was taken to the hospital.

The two people in the Tahoe fled the scene.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Hit-and-Run Accident Attorneys

Hit and runs are one of the most common accidents that we see and often involve claims that take extensive investigation to resolve. This is because when someone leaves the scene, it’s difficult to locate the runner as well as proving the victim was struck.

In Texas, if you were involved in a hit and run and you are unable to locate the at-fault driver, you can make a claim against your UM/UIM insurance carrier. However, before your insurance company will pay the claim, you must prove that you were actually struck by another vehicle. If you cannot make this showing then your insurance company is not legally obligated to pay under your policy.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, or wrongfully killed, the Houston car accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help. Our experienced personal injury attorneys represent Texans in civil lawsuits against negligent drivers, and will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve.

Source: ABC 13

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