• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: September 2021

Harris County, TX (9/4/2021) – A man was killed and a woman was seriously hurt after a crash near Houston.

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The accident happened around midnight on Highway 249 and Breen Drive. A car was stopped in the northbound turn lane when a pickup veered out of its lane and struck the car. 

A passenger in the car was killed as a result. He was identified as Mike Martinez, 36.

The driver of the car, Brenda Martinez, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the truck showed signs of intoxication. The driver of the truck, identified as Donnovan Garcia, will be charged with intoxication manslaughter and aggravated assault.

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

Texas Car Accident Attorneys

According to Texas Law, Intoxication Manslaughter involves an intoxicated driver that causes the death of someone else while they are behind the wheel. Because a man was killed, and the driver is seen to be negligent while behind the wheel, it’s important to seek legal assistance who handles cases of negligence and Intoxication Manslaughter.

An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident case. If you or a loved one were involved in an accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: ABC 13, ABC 13

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About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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