• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: December 2019
 Woman Injured, Man Dead after Crashing Car into Metro Rail Pole in Houston

Houston, TX (12/9/2019) – A man is dead and a woman is injured after crashing into a Metro light rail pole in Houston’s Northside neighborhood early Sunday.

The incident happened around 4 a.m. when a deputy tried to stop a vehicle from speeding ultimately found that same vehicle crumpled in the middle of the Metro rail lines near Fulton and Patton streets.

The man driving the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female passenger was taken to a local hospital for life-threatening injuries.

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

Investigators are currently looking into what may have caused the man to speed and ultimately drive his vehicle into a Metro light rail pole in Houston early Sunday. Police will also conduct interviews, contact witnesses, and possibly bring in Accident Reconstructionists to conduct the investigation. The investigation results will then reveal what may have caused the man to crash his car into the light rail pole in Northside Houston.

From there on, contacting an attorney at Sutliff & Stout may be of best interest following an accident such as the one above. An attorney can 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: Chronicle

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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