• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: January 2019

Suspected-Drunk-Driver-in-Train-CrashHouston Heights (January 30, 2019) – Early Wednesday morning a suspected drunk driver’s car was hit by a train.

The car accident occurred around midnight in The Heights. According to the Metro video reported the woman came from Washington Avenue and drove onto Heights Boulevard going northbound in the southbound lanes. The crossing arms came down causing the car to become trapped on the train tracks. She was trying to reverse her car when the train rear-ended the back of her car. The impact pushed the vehicle forward and spun it around landing in the bushes. She was able to escape from her car to a nearby parking garage at an apartment complex.

The police came to her aid and took her to a local hospital. She suffered minor injuries. No other people or vehicles were involved in the crash. Police are investigating her for DWI.

If you or a loved one were involved in car accident, it is important to contact a car accident legal expert to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Houston Chronicle

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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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