• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: July 2020
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Houston, TX (7/14/2020) – A young man is now dead after being hit while riding his skateboard late Monday in northwest Harris County.

The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. on W. Montgomery Road. A man in his late teens was riding his skateboard when he was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle drove off without rendering aid.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to officials, the accident scene is poorly lit and there are no sidewalks.

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

Hit-and-run crashes can be some of the most frustrating and stressful incidents in a person’s life, especially if they are hurt or they have to fight their insurance company to pay for the resulting vehicle damage.

If you or an accident investigator are able to find the person and vehicle that hit you, you can file a claim against that driver’s insurance company right away. If that driver did not have car insurance or didn’t have adequate coverage for the damages caused — which often is the case in hit-and-run accidents — you can try to get your money with the help of a trusted lawyer.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, the Houston car accident lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can help. Our experienced personal injury attorneys represent Texans in civil lawsuits against negligent drivers, and will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve.

Source: KHOU

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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