Houston, TX (11/07/2019) – A driver is now in critical condition after being involved in a wrong-way collision early Thursday morning around 4 a.m.
Police say a woman in a pickup truck was heading the wrong way on the feeder road of the North Freeway northbound at the North Beltway when she crashed into a red Lexus.
Firefighters cut the roof off the Lexus to free the driver.
Both the woman and the driver of the Lexus were transported to the hospital, where they remain in serious condition.
It was reported that the woman may have been drunk at the time of the incident.
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 Sutliff & Stout
Wrong-way collisions are one of the most deadly kinds of collisions on roads even though they are less common. According to a Highway Special Investigation Report, a study in Virginia found the fatality rate for wrong-way collisions on controlled-access highways to be 27 times that of other kinds of accidents.
Because the woman caused a wrong-way accident, along with potentially being drunk, the driver of the Lexus has a right to a personal injury claim against the woman.
It is important to have an experienced lawyer handling the case who understands personal injury. 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.
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