Sugar Land, TX (11/16/2020) – A woman is dead after a wrong-way collision occurred Monday morning in Sugar Land.
The accident happened on the Southwest Freeway near Highway 6 around 2:30 a.m. A pickup truck driven by 35-year-old Johnny Bladimir Martinez was headed northbound in the southbound lanes and crashed into a Jeep.
The driver of the Jeep, a woman in her 20s, was pronounced dead as a result of the collision.
Martinez was taken to the hospital. They have reason to believe the driver may have been intoxicated, 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.
Car Accident Lawyers
The family of the woman who was killed is entitled to a wrongful death claim due to the negligent driving of Johnny Bladimir Martinez. The family may be compensated for damages such as funeral expenses, medical costs, and emotional distress. Martinez faces charges of Intoxication Manslaughter as a result of his negligent driving, so it’s important the family of the woman seeks legal consultation and compensation for the accident.
If an insurance company is making it difficult to receive payment of your claim, hiring a lawyer is in your best interest. In wrongful death cases, insurance companies will have people on site gathering evidence. If you hire a lawyer immediately, the lawyer can take steps to make sure that you and your family’s interests are protected.
Our hearts and condolences go out to the families. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident, it is important to contact a wrongful death lawyer to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 987-7111 or send us an email to discuss your wrongful death claim.
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