Sling-Shot Motorcycle Causes Wrong Way Crash
On Tuesday night, a five-vehicle crash on FM 529 in Houston sent one person to the hospital. The crash was caused by a driver who was going the wrong way down the road and slung a shot at another driver. The driver who was hit then lost control of his vehicle and hit four other vehicles. The driver who was hit and the driver who caused the crash were both taken to the hospital. The driver who caused the crash is in critical condition.
Most Common Cause of Wrong-Way crash in Houston?
One of the most common causes of wrong-way crashes in Houston is intoxication. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, wrong-way crashes are more likely to occur at night and on weekends, when more people are likely to be out drinking. If you’re going to be out drinking, make sure to have a designated driver.
Recently there have been several wrong-way crash accidents in Houston, here are a few:
- On May 5th, 2022, at around 2:30am, a car was driving the wrong way down I-45. The car collided with another car head-on. Both drivers were killed instantly.
- On July 15th, 2022, at around 9:00pm, a car was driving the wrong way down Texas Avenue. The car hit a pedestrian who was crossing the street. The pedestrian died instantly.
- On September 30th, 2022, at around 3:00pm, a car was driving the wrong way down Fannin Street. The car hit a bus that was carrying passengers. Several passengers were injured, some seriously.
My Houston Accident Lawyer Can Help You After a Wrong Way Crash
If you or someone you love has been involved in a wrong-way crash, you may be feeling overwhelmed and uncertain of what to do next. My Houston accident lawyer can help you navigate the legal process and ensure that you get the compensation you deserve.