Bryan, TX (7/4/2021) – A woman caused severe injuries after driving under the influence on Highway 30.
The accident happened near the Brazos-Grimes County line just before 7 p.m. when Sharese Mitchell drove her car into oncoming traffic. She struck a SUV, sending it into a ditch.
The driver of the SUV suffered a severe leg injury as a result of the wreck.
Two children that were in the car with Mitchell were sent to the hospital.
Mitchell was arrested for felony and intoxication assault and booked into the Brazos County Detention Center.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Sutliff & Stout Car Accident Lawyers
According to Texas law, an Intoxication Assault involves a person who commits an offense if the person, by accident or mistake, operates a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated, by reason of that intoxication causes serious bodily injury to another. Serious bodily injury means an injury that creates a substantial risk of death or that causes serious permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
Because a person was left with a severe leg injury, 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 assault. An attorney can best represent you, negotiate settlements, and deal with insurance claims as you navigate your accident and personal injury recovery. 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.