• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: December 2018

Dense Fog, Driver Dies After Crashing Into an 18-wheeler in North HoustonA driver died in a rear-end collision due to foggy conditions in Houston early Tuesday morning.

The car accident occurred around 2:00 a.m. at the intersection of TC Jester and North Sam Houston Parkway in northwest Harris County.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the SUV was heading west on the feeder of North Sam Houston Parkway when the vehicle slammed into the 18-wheeler stopped at a red light. Two people had to be cut out of the car. The driver died at Houston Northwest Medical Center and the condition of the passenger is undetermined. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.

Crash investigators are working to determine if the dense fog played a factor in the fatal wreck between the SUV and 18-wheeler. Police accident reports will be made available in 10 business days.

According to weather reports, dense fog is dropping the visibility to near zero across Houston. A Dense Fog Advisory has been extended through 10:00 a.m.

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

Source: ABC 13

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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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