• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: November 2018

head-on collision kills child
SOUTH ACRES (November 5, 2018)- One adult and a child are dead after a head-on collision in the South Acres, southeast Houston, on Sunday morning.

The accident happened around 2:00 a.m. on Almeda Genoa near Pembroke Street.

The Houston Police Department reported a small car and pickup were traveling towards each other on Almeda Genoa. The driver of the pickup truck was traveling westbound on Almeda Genoa and said he noticed the car drifting in and out of his lane heading towards him. The pickup driver told police he tried to flash his lights, but the car continued towards him. The two vehicles crashed into each other head-on.

The driver of the small car died. Officials report it was a male driver with a child, approximately 8 to 10 years old in the back seat of the vehicle. The child in the backseat died from multiple injuries. The driver of the pickup truck received minor injuries from the crash. Police are investigating to see if alcohol may have been a factor.

The crash remains under investigation and police reports will be available in ten days.

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

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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.

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