Harris County, TX (6/19/2020) – A man is now hospitalized after being thrown from his truck during an intersection wreck in northeast Harris County Thursday evening.
The accident happened around 9:00 a.m. at N Lake Houston Parkway and Lockwood Road. According to deputies, a Dodge pickup truck was headed eastbound on N Lake Houston Parkway when a Toyota truck entered the intersection at Lockwood Road and struck the Dodge. Witnesses say the Toyota ran a red light.
The driver of the Toyota was taken to the hospital via Life Flight for head injuries. At last check he was stable.
No one else was injured.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Running a red light at a traffic stop is a violation of Texas roadway laws, and a clear indication of negligence. If someone commits an act of negligence, and it results in injury, the victim has a right to file a claim for personal injury. For the situation above, the man is entitled to file a personal injury claim against the red light runner due to their negligence and acts of causing an accident.
If you are injured in a collision or any other type of car accident, seek medical attention for your injury. Then, consider working with an experienced personal injury lawyer to pursue compensation for your damages. If you were injured during a car accident, call personal attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your case.