• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: April 2019

Man Dies in Four-Car Crash on I-10, Suspect Charged in CrashHouston, TX (April 8, 2019) – On Saturday morning Katy Freeway was shut down for hours after a fatal four-vehicle collision.

The accident occurred around 3:00 a.m. on Katy Freeway (I-10) near the Studemont exit.

Traffic was at a standstill due to an earlier crash on the freeway, when a red Toyota Camry was traveling eastbound on I-10 slammed into the back of a blue Mazda 3.

As a result, the driver collided into a white GMC Canyon. In addition the driver of the Camry hit a tractor-trailer truck that was also stopped in traffic.

The driver of the Mazda died at the scene. The victim has been identified as 46 year old Luis Torres.

The driver of the Camry has been identified as Sheila Brown. Ms. Brown tried to leave the scene on foot, but was later caught by police officers. She was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital with a minor leg injury.

Ms. Brown has been charged with failure to stop and render aid and intoxication manslaughter. Her bond is set at $60,000.

The driver of the GMC and the 18-wheeler were not injured. Police reports will be made available in ten days.

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: ABC 13

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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.