Man Killed after Hit-and-Run Wreck in Harris County

Harris County, TX (2/2/2021) – A hit-and-run crash killed a man Tuesday evening.

The accident happened around 8 p.m. on N. Main near Baytown. A Chevrolet Silverado was found in a ditch. 

The driver, William Baker, was ejected as a result of the crash. He was taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. 

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 Accidents

Hit-and-run crashes can be some of the most frustrating and stressful incidents in a person’s life.

In Texas, if you were involved in a hit and run and you are unable to locate the at-fault driver, you can make a claim against your UM/UIM insurance carrier. However, before your insurance company will pay the claim, you must prove that you were actually struck by another vehicle. If you cannot make this showing then your insurance company is not legally obligated to pay under your policy.

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a hit-and-run 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

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