• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: October 2020

Harrison County, TX (10/25/2020) – One person is dead and two more were left injured in a Harrison County two-vehicle wreck.

Two Dead after Wrong-Way Collision in Houston

The accident occurred Sunday afternoon around 1:20 p.m. on U.S. Highway 80. A Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 40-year-old Gilford Leon Nugent III, was headed west on U.S. 80 when he crossed over the center stripe while navigating a curve and struck another Chevrolet Silverado towing a travel trailer. 

Nugent was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second Chevrolet, 33-year-old Scott Allan Roode, and his passenger 31-year-old Trissta Leeann Hepting, were sent to the hospital. They both remain stable. 

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

Personal Injury Lawyers

The victims in the second Chevrolet may be entitled to a personal injury claim against the negligent driving of Gilford Leon Nugent III. It is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands negligence, especially for drivers who are victims of vehicles driving over double yellow lines. An attorney can best deal with insurance adjusters for you, negotiate settlements, and represent your best interests if a lawsuit is needed. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, immediately contact a legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call car accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: CBS 19 

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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