1 Person Dead in Houston Auto Accident on Van Fleet Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard
HOUSTON, TX (September 8, 2023) – Wednesday morning, a tragic vehicle crash on Van Fleet Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard killed one person.
The incident started at around 8:00 p.m. when officers received reports about a car robbery in the 8400 block of Monroe.
According to Houston Police, the female owner of the stolen vehicle contacted the police, telling them that she had tracked her vehicle in the 7800 block of Jutland. Then, officers responded to the report at around 10:00 a.m. and spotted the stolen vehicle at Jutland and Bellfort sparking a pursuit.
As a result, the suspect vehicle fled the scene at a high rate of speed and authorities lost track of the vehicle. Moments later, the suspect vehicle collided with two other vehicles and a pedestrian at a red light.
Moreover, responders pronounced one person, identified as an HPD sergeant’s mom, dead at the scene. Then, paramedics transported two people to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Furthermore, officers confirmed that a firearm was found in the suspect’s vehicle.
At this time, the events leading to the crash remained unclear. When additional information becomes available, the public will be notified.
Due to limited information, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences to the family and community of the victim.
Moving Forward after Tragic Vehicle Crash on Van Fleet Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard
While the loss of a dear one is irreversible, it is in the best interest of you and your family to be aware of what to do next.
The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the most beneficial step toward recovery.
Filing a wrongful death claim will help alleviate the financial burden the death of a relative has generated.
“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.
If you or someone you love has been involved in a similar auto accident, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. We strive for legal representation that encourages families to remain strong and find hope in their future. Above all, we understand the gravity of the situation at hand and want to help you. With our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being while we focus on your legal claim. Furthermore, our attorneys will ensure that you and your family receive the justice and compensation you deserve. For more information, call us now for a free consultation at (800) 674 7852.