• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: May 2021

Houston, TX (5/8/2021) – A cyclist was fatally killed by a suspected drunk driver near Ellington Airport on Saturday.

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A bicyclist was riding his weekly route when he was hit by a suspected drunk driver.

The victim was identified as 61-year-old Hector Saldarriaga.

Crystal Reyes, 37, was charged with Intoxication Manslaughter and Failure to Render Aid.

rash 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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Every six hours, a bicyclist is struck and fatally injured by a motor vehicle driver. This is primarily due to a vehicle running a red light, failing to yield, or simply because the driver didn’t see the bicyclist. For the case above, Hector Saldarriaga was fatally killed by a suspected drunk driver.

According to Texas Law, Intoxication Manslaughter involves an intoxicated driver that causes the death of someone else while they are behind the wheel. Because a person was killed, and the driver, Reyes, is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance who handles cases of negligence and Intoxication Manslaughter.

It’s important to contact legal assistance to get the compensation you deserve for an untimely, and undeserved, accident. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury due to a third party’s involvement in a biking accident, contact Sutliff & Stout at 713-405-1263 as soon as possible to learn your rights.

Source: ABC 13

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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