If you are in an accident while in a Lyft, Uber, Via, Scoop, or Wingz, or any other rideshare, you still have rights and should seek out a personal injujry attorney to advise you. Your case may be complicated and a Texas Personal Injury Attorney will best advise you of your rights.
In this unfortunate accident one person was left dead, and several others were seriously injured. The driver whose fault the accident was could have been drunk at the time of the car accident. The Arlington Police are said to be looking into possible charges after the 50-year old driver ran a red light and crashed into a Honda HRV.
This accident was very early in the morning at 2:36 am. The two-car crash was at the intersection of N. Collins Street and the Westbound I-30 service road in Arlington, Texas. The driver of the Hyundai Sonata ran a read light causing the car crash.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office published some information on this crash.
Passenger Killed in Intersection Car Crash
My Arlington TX
By Tim Ciesco
Two backseat passengers in the HRV were transported to the hospital with very serious injuries. One of them, a 37-year-old male, was later pronounced deceased by medical staff. The driver of the HRV suffered minor injuries. Investigators learned he was providing rideshare service to the backseat passengers at the time.
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The driver of the Sonata, 50-year-old Bernida Collins, was also transported to the hospital. Based on evidence gathered at the scene and their interactions with her, investigators believe she was intoxicated. Officers obtained a search warrant for her blood and a blood draw was completed. She will be charged with one count of Intoxication Manslaughter and one count of Intoxication Assault with a Vehicle Causing Serious Bodily Injury.