Richmond, TX (1/28/2020) – A man is now dead after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in a head-on collision Saturday morning.
The accident happened in Richmond around 9:45 a.m. on Pitts Road. According to DPS, 51-year-old Michelle Keith was headed northwest in a Chevrolet Tahoe when he crossed into the southbound lane and struck Billy Poe, 66, head-first while on his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Poe was then taken to a hospital, where he later died.
Keith was arrested for intoxication manslaughter. He is now held at the Fort Bend County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
The surviving family of Billy Poe are entitled to a wrongful death claim against negligent driver Michelle Keith. The aggressive motorcycle lawyers at Sutliff and Stout work tirelessly to help families get the compensation they deserve after a wrongful death. This compensation includes lost wages, funeral services, emotional loss, pain and suffering, and other additional damages brought forth from the accident. Call Sutliff and Stout at (713) 987-7111 to get your wrongful death suit filed today.
Source: Houston Chronicle
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