• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: March 2019

Fatal Accident Causes Morning Delays on North FreewayHouston (March 4, 2019) – Drivers in north Houston experienced major traffic delays after a fatal car accident shut down the North Freeway.

The crash happened around 5:15 a.m. on I-45 near Shepherd. According to reports, the victim was driving a gray Toyota Corolla entering the freeway when he hit the guard rail barrels. The driver lost control of his car and crossed two lanes of freeway traffic. He collided with two oncoming cars that caused the Toyota to spin and hit a concrete guardrail. The driver of the Toyota died on the scene. Witnesses told authorities that it looked like the driver may have had a tire blowout or mechanical problems when he lost control of his car.

The driver of Honda, which collided with the Toyota, sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The identity of the male victim is pending verification by Harris County authorities. Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident.

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 to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Click 2 Houston

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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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