• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: July 2019

Houston, TX (July 10, 2019) – An 18-wheeler struck a car causing a SUV to tumble down the highway.

The truck accident happened Tuesday afternoon in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 290 near Antoine Drive.

The driver of an 18-wheeler attempted to switch lanes colliding into a black Ford Focus.

The driver of the Focus lost control of the steering wheel and crashed into a SUV that rolled over several times across multiple lanes.

The two people in the SUV were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford Focus was not injured.

According to authorities the driver of the 18-wheeler did not see the Focus because the driver was in his blind spot. The truck driver received a citation for unsafely changing lanes, which is a Class C misdemeanor.

Police reports will be made available in ten days.

If you or a loved one were involved in a truck accident, it is important to contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.  

Source: Click 2 Houston

About the Author

Hank Stout is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Hank earned his doctor of jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and has been actively trying personal injury cases for over ten years. He was recognized by Thompson Reuters as a Rising Star from 2012-2014 and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas). He has earned a Superb rating by Avvo, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.