Person Killed, Passenger Injured after Running Red Light in Houston

Houston, TX (7/11/2021) – A person was killed in a fatal two-vehicle accident early Sunday in southwest Houston. 

Red light runner

The accident happened on the feeder road at Southwest Freeway and Bissonnet around 3 a.m. when a driver sped through a red light and crashed into an SUV. The impact sent the car into a concrete pillar.

The driver of the car was killed at the scene.

A passenger inside the car was taken to the hospital. They remain in stable condition.

The driver and passenger inside the SUV were also hospitalized and were stable.

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

Driving with Negligence

Running a red light at a traffic stop is a violation of Texas roadway laws, and a clear indication of negligence. If someone commits an act of negligence, and it results in injury, the victim has a right to file a claim for personal injury. For the situation above, the passenger is entitled to file a personal injury claim against the red light runner due to their negligence and acts of causing an accident.

If you are injured in a collision or any other type of car accident, seek medical attention for your injury. Then, consider working with an experienced personal injury lawyer to pursue compensation for your damages. If you were injured during a car accident, call personal attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your case.

Source: ABC 13

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