Alleged Drunk Driver Causes Accident, Woman Killed

by J. Gonzalez Injury Attorneys | May 7th, 2014 | Auto Accident, Blog, Hit-And-Run, Negligence, Wrongful Death

You, like most people, would likely agree that driving involves much responsibility and concentration. You sit inside your vehicle and zoom around town at various speeds, but nothing should go wrong when you stop at a red light, right?  Unfortunately, for a group of people from Montgomery County, the “safest” time to be in a car proved to be a fatal one.

Demise at a Light

According to Montgomery County, Texas police, an SUV carrying four people was stopped at a light when a Dodge 3500 pickup truck, driven by a 27-year-old man, rear-ended it at high speed during the early morning hours of April 27th. The force of the impact was so strong that it crushed the SUV and flipped it over while the pickup truck smashed into a utility pole. A 24-year-old woman died at the scene while a 65-year-old man and their two teenagers were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The 27-year-old was allegedly intoxicated and fled the scene of the crash but was caught after he checked into a Conroe hospital with a broken arm. Police charged him with intoxication manslaughter, intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious injury, two counts of aggravated assault and failure to stop and render aid.

Seek Justice

Nothing will ever fill the void left by the loss of a loved one, but you can fight for what is right and seek the justice you and your family deserve. If you have ever experienced the death of a relative at the hands of a negligent or intoxicated driver, a wrongful death attorney is here to help you in the journey to find closure. The death of a loved one can come with medical bills, funeral fees and wage losses, all of which you shouldn’t have to deal with. Our wrongful death attorney can provide you with an effective legal plan to get the compensation you and your family deserve. Act now and find the closure you’ll need in your life.

Let Us Help You

You don’t have to fight a legal case on your own. Our team of legal experts and our skilled attorney will take a stand for you and help you through these difficult times. Visit our McAllen location for more information about our wrongful death lawsuit services.


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