• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: December 2018

Woman Dead after Hit-and-Run Accident in East HoustonThe Houston Police Department (HPD) is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash at 12300 East Freeway that occurred on Sunday, December 9th around 4:15 a.m.

HPD reports the woman was in her black Nissan Sentra, pulled over on the shoulder of the freeway. The driver of a gray Toyota Tundra pickup truck, traveling eastbound on the East Freeway, failed to stay in a single lane and rear-ended the Nissan. The impact of the collision caused the truck to roll over and land on the feeder. The driver of the truck left his vehicle and fled the scene on foot. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unknown why the woman was pulled over. Authorities were able to talk to witnesses that saw the entire car accident. The truck is registered to Illinois and the hit-and-run division continues to investigate the crash.

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 to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Click 2 Houston

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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.