• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: August 2021

Spring, TX (8/1/2021) – A woman was killed and two others were critically injured after a wrong-way collision on I-45. 

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The accident happened around 2 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Rayford Road when a Honda was going southbound in the northbound lanes near Highway 242. A head-on crash occurred, and one of the vehicles, a Dodge, caught fire. 

The driver of the Honda, a 25-year-old woman, died at the scene.

A 22-year-old woman inside the pickup who was trapped for around 20 minutes also died at the scene. 

Five people were trapped inside the burning vehicle. 

Four victims were transported to an area hospital in critical but stable condition.

Identities remain unknown at this time. 

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

Car Accident Lawyers

Fiery crashes can cause the most fatal of injuries. According to the American Burn Association, burn victims make up over 700,000 trips to the hospital emergency rooms each year and of those visits over 45,000 of those individuals require hospitalization. Common causes of burn injuries are: faulty wiring or plumbing, auto accidents, defective automobiles, unsafe workplaces, poorly maintained smoke alarms or residences lacking the devices, and defective products. 

Whether the burn injuries are the result of an explosion, electricity, car crash or fire, you or your loved one will need experienced legal representation. At Sutliff & Stout, our Houston injury lawyers have the experience and resources to help you and your family in this difficult time.

If you were involved in a fire or a fiery crash, call personal attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your case.

Source: ABC 13, Click 2 Houston

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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