Houston, TX (2/21/2021) – A passenger was killed in a fatal single-car wreck in west Houston on Sunday.
The accident happened around 4:30 a.m. on North Wilcrest Drive when a gray GMC Sierra pickup veered off the road and hit a tree. The driver, 29-year-old Ana Flores, was speeding at the time.
A 34-year-old front passenger died in the crash.
Her back passenger, a 28-year-old man, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Flores was taken to a hospital with a broken arm and ankle. She admitted to drinking alcohol before the crash and was charged with intoxication manslaughter, police said.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers
In most cases involving a DWI or a drunk driver, the liability remains wholly on the driver due to the fact that they acted with negligence when they decided to get behind the wheel while intoxicated. Single-vehicle collisions can occur for a variety of reasons, but the reason this accident happened is because of the driver drinking before getting behind the wheel. If you were recently involved in a single-vehicle accident, negligence may have played a role. If you are unsure of how to recover compensation for your crash, turn to our trusted car accident lawyers in Houston for help.
If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident involving a drunk driver, contact personal injury attorneys Sutliff & Stout at (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your case.
Source: LMT Online
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