• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: October 2018

Man Jumps from Highway 290HOUSTON (October 5, 2018) -A fatal crash Thursday resulted in shutting down U.S. Highway 290 for hours.

Houston TranStar reported the incident around 11:40 a.m. at U.S. 290 at Pinemont Drive. According to witnesses a man intentionally jumped from a bridge when he was hit by an 18-wheeler heading eastbound on the freeway. Houston Police pronounced the man dead on the scene.

The victim has not been identified. The truck driver has not been charged. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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Source: KHOU

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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