Person Killed after Pile-Up Wreck in Houston

Houston, TX (8/19/2021) – A person was killed after being involved in a wreck with multiple vehicles Thursday night.

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The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on the East Freeway near Dell Dale Street. Two cars collided after another SUV vehicle ran into a previous crash.  

The driver of the SUV was ejected. They later died from their injuries. 

A fourth vehicle also crashed into a freeway wall when its driver slammed on the brakes to avoid the previous wrecks.

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

Pileup Accident Attorneys

Pileup accidents typically involve at least three vehicles, but sometimes more. A common scenario of this kind of accident happens when a vehicle fails to reduce speed and rear-ends a car stopped in traffic and pushes it into many other stopped cars, much like the situation above. Pileup collisions result in thousands in damages and many claims need to be filed with insurance companies.

Unfortunately, a death was reported due to the pile-up accident above. It’s important to contact a personal injury lawyer following a wreck that cause fatalities.

If you need to discuss a pile-up accident case or a personal injury claim with a personal injury lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, feel free to give us a call at (713) 405-1263 or contact us online to discuss your pileup accident.

Source: ABC 13

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