Willis, TX (6/30/2021) – A woman is dead and a teenager was hospitalized Wednesday after a fatal head-on collision occurred near Willis.
The crash happened around 7:37 p.m. on FM 1484 near Ike White Road after a driver reportedly fell asleep. A 28-year-old Cleveland man was driving a Chevrolet Silverado northeast on FM 1484 when he fell asleep and veered into oncoming traffic. He struck a motorbike head-on.
Responders found one person dead and another seriously injured. The surviving individual, a 15-year-old girl, was airlifted to the hospital in critical condition.
The person who was killed was identified as 53-year-old Pamela Jean Dunlap. She was riding a Harley Davidson FLS.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Distracted driving is a top cause of car accidents in Houston. Although most people associate distracted driving with cellular devices, there are a variety of reasons for distracted driving and all of them are dangerous. Common types of distracted driving include:
- Driving drowsy
- Listening to something distracting
- Eating while driving
- Adjusting car controls while driving
In the case above, a driver fell asleep at the wheel, causing a fatal head-on collision with a Harley Davidson. As a result of the wreck, a woman was killed and a teenager was critically injured. If you or a loved one were injured in a car accident involving a distracted driver, speak with an experienced accident attorney at Sutliff & Stout—we’re dedicated to serving injured accident victims throughout Houston, Texas.
Source: Your Conroe News