• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: June 2019

Driver-Survives-Rollover-Crash,-Killed-by-Drunk-DriverConroe, TX (June 19, 2019) – A man survived a single-vehicle crash, but died minutes later when struck by a pickup truck near Conroe.

The car accident happened after midnight on I-45 near Highway 242 westbound. A man driving a Toyota T100 pickup truck hit a few barrels causing his truck to flip and slide up the exit ramp.

The driver was climbing out of his vehicle when another driver of a Toyota Tundra truck took the same exit and hit him.

The collision pinned the victim underneath both trucks. Firefighters spent two hours trying to cut the victim out from both vehicles, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The surviving driver was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in stable condition. Authorities believe alcohol played a factor in the collision. The driver is expected to face an intoxication manslaughter charge.

Authorities are unaware if the first driver was under the influence.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in ten days.

Our hearts and condolences go out to the family.  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 send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Click 2 Houston and Montgomery County Police Reporter

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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.