Injuries Reported in Houston Pedestrian Crash on Chartres Street and Texas Avenue
HOUSTON, TX (August 3, 2023) – Tuesday night, 2 Houston Astros fans suffered injuries in an alarming hit-and-run crash on Chartres Street and Texas Avenue.
The crash occurred after a night of celebrating a historic win at around 9:45 p.m. According to reports, a hit-and-run driver struck two women just feet away from Minute Maid Park on Chartres Street and Texas Avenue.
Officers revealed that the street was filled with fans leaving the game. Then, the driver sped through the intersection of Chartres Street and Texas Avenue, just a block away from the ballpark, and struck the two women.
According to some witnesses, the suspect drove a Maroon Dodge Challenger and was weaving in and out of traffic, honking at people, before the crash.
After the crash, the driver failed to stop but witnesses obtained a partial license plate number. Also, the driver is currently facing charges of failure to stop and render aid.
Moreover, officers confirmed that the two women sustained non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to be fine.
Furthermore, the authorities urged anyone with information about the driver to contact Houston Police Department.
Why Road Accidents are More Prominent in Texas
Statewide traffic crash rates in Texas are a serious matter.
In fact, the Texas Department of Transportation reports a road accident every 57 seconds. Also, more crashes on Texas roadways happen on Sundays than on any other day of the week.
The aftershock of an accident is not something to be dealt with alone. The burden is meant to be shared; preferably, with a community that knows how to handle the effects.
Hence, we encourage you to speak with us today if you have suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident. At Sweet Lawyers, we understand the impact of accidents on victims and the financial difficulties they have to go through. Our seasoned personal injury lawyers will provide you with the best legal representation and guide you to a high settlement. Moreover, with over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know how to tackle your case from all angles. For more information, call us today at (800) 674 7852.