• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: September 2018

Skateboarder killed in hit and runA 28-year-old male skateboarder died in a hit-and-run accident on I-45

The fatal crash happened Friday at 1:30 a.m. at 5600 North Freeway. The male victim was skateboarding on the sidewalk of the North Freeway service road near Werner. The driver of a dark-colored vehicle failed to stay in a single lane, jumped over the sidewalk, and struck the skateboarder. He died at the scene. The driver failed to stop and render aid as he continued northbound on the North Freeway service road.

Officers believed the victim worked at Wal-Mart and his identity is pending verification. The hit-and-run accident remains under investigation and officers are asking anyone with information to come forward.

If you or a loved one have been victims of a hit-and-run 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.

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Source: KHOU 11

About the Author

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.

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