• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: September 2020

Haltom City, TX (9/4/2020) – A woman was killed Friday in a fatal traffic accident in Haltom City. 

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The accident happened along a Haltom City highway around 7:40 a.m. when a Ford F-150 crashed into two cars, a Nissan Altima and a Ford Focus. They were parked along the highway while dealing with a flat tire. 

Diaja Faye Waites, 20,  was pronounced dead at the scene. She was in one of the parked cars at the time of the wreck.

One man was critically injured and another was seriously injured in the wreck. Both suffered life-threatening injuries. 

The man who was driving the pickup was taken to a hospital with minor 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.

At Sutliff & Stout, we receive many cases of pedestrian accidents occurring on suburban roads, county roads, and major highways. Too often do we hear of incidents that occur of pedestrians being Good Samaritans to other drivers and it results in their unlikely injuries or demise. Whether it be from the weather, dark roads, or distracted driving, pedestrian accidents are all too common and could be reduced if drivers stayed alert on the road.

It is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands personal injury, wrongful death, and pedestrian accidents. An attorney can deal with insurance adjusters, 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 pedestrian accident attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your car accident injury case.

Source: Star Telegram

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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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