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November 23, 2020
Yesterday afternoon, a 19-year-old died after a DUI incident that ejected her from her vehicle. According to KHOU11, the girl was struck after she and her passenger left a bank after a fight. The teen was driving without a seatbelt and with the door opened at the moment of the collision. This lead to her ejection and death at the scene of the incident. The other driver attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended and charged with DWI and failure to stop and render aid.
The two men involved in the initial bank altercation were arrested, and the one involved in the incident was uninjured.
WHAT SHOULD I DO AND WHO MAY BE LIABLE FOR MY INJURIES?
This fatal accident outside of Houston and similar incidents can be caused by another’s negligence, absentmindedness, reckless driving, and unfortunately, intoxicated driving. If you have been involved in a DUI car accident that you believe was caused by one of these causes, you could get compensation for your case. Additionally, although these are highly stressful situations, there are several pieces of information you should know or have following a DUI incident:
• Document as much as possible, ensure you obtain the name, address, license and license plate number, and insurance information
• Request an officer to come to the scene to investigate the accident and write an accident report. Also, note where you can obtain a copy.
• You may still sue even if the other individual was not charged with a DUI
• Get your injuries seen by a doctor as soon as possible
• Contact Zinda Law group right away at 888-314-6671
CONTACT AN EXPERIENCED DUI CAR ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
At Zinda Law Group PLLC, we have been aiding the victims of DUI car accidents, such as this tragic Harris County incident, for years. We have the resources and expertise to help you get justice in your case. Additionally, you may be able to recover compensatory damages for your suffering, which could include a range of compensatory damages, including personal property damages, lost wages, pain & suffering, and future economic losses. If you are a victim of a Car Accident such as this, call us at 888-314-6671 for your 100% free consultation with an experienced injury lawyer today.
Information sourced from: KHOU11